Stories by David Roberts

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Posted on: Jan 28, 2013, Source:

The good news is that lots of these projects are stoppable.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2012, Source:

We're actually making strong progress toward our carbon-reduction goals. But some of the reasons for our success are too awkward for our politicians to mention out loud.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2012, Source:

We'r at the dawn of a new geological age: the age of Earth as shaped by humans.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2012, Source:

We know more stuff won't make us happy. So what will?

Posted on: Apr 13, 2009, Source:

It is politically naive and tone deaf. You would think he is trying to prevent any meaningful action on climate change.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Obama's victory is the best thing that could have happened to greens, but perhaps not for the reasons you think.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2008, Source:

Which enviro stories stole the headlines in 2007?

Posted on: Aug 14, 2007, Source:

Amory Lovins, one of America's most renown environmentalists talks about our greatest energy challenges and covers everything from biofuels to Iraq.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2007, Source:

Find out where the presidential candidates stand on climate and energy issues.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2007, Source:

IKEA's environmental policies and ambitious future plans put U.S. retailers to shame.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2006, Source:

Author Travis Bradford says that solar energy will eventually break the hold that centralized power companies have on our energy grids.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2006, Source:

Another reason to get happy: The anti-enviro Rep. Richard 'Dick' Pombo (who embodied the cozy corruption of the 109th Congress) is no more.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2006, Source:

Should progressives embrace Wal-Mart's conversion, or is it merely another attempt at greenwashing in the name of profit?

Posted on: Apr 17, 2006, Source:

Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert translates science speak on climate change and discusses the public's role in changing the course of global warming.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2005, Source:

The imminent retirement of ExxonMobil's CEO offers a chance to reflect on the bleak consistency of the world's largest oil company.