ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! City Power Play: 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy

It’s out! Check out our latest report featuring 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy, with examples illustrating the policies in action and links right to the ordinances that made them work.  Also, I just posted a panel presentation I gave to the Society of Environmental Journalists last Friday, …

Is American Nonviolence Possible?

        Is American Nonviolence Possible?   By TODD MAY* – The New York Times The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence. – Martin Luther King Jr.   We are steeped in violence.   This past week was of course a searing reminder: Monday’s bombing …

How can the general public take the climate crisis more seriously?

Here are two articles here that take climate crisis seriously, but argue from the premise that most people don’t: They don’t get the right market signals; it interferes with their preconceived ideas and ideology; it’s inconvenient; it’s outside their mental boxes — even when the evidence is right before their …