Tag Archives: Fossil fuels

Walmart is the last place Obama should be making a clean energy speech

Walmart is the last place Obama should be making a clean energy speech
Today President Obama is speaking about clean energy and energy efficiency at a Walmart in Mountain View, Calif. Of all the places he might give a big speech on energy, a Walmart supercenter is a baffling and disconcerting choice. Walmart — despite its skill in attracting publicity like this — is a laggard on renewable energy and one of the biggest and fastest-growing climate polluters on the planet. While many competing retailers are ... Read more

We Can’t Just Geoengineer Our Way Out of Climate Change

We Can’t Just Geoengineer Our Way Out of Climate Change
Climate change is so serious that we’ll need to marshal everything we have to confront it, and some methods appear to be more benign than others. But geoengineering isn’t the solution. And it’s no excuse to go on wastefully burning fossil fuels. We must conserve energy and find ways to quickly shift to cleaner sources. Read more