New EGLE Workgroup Wants To Decarbonize Transportation… With Cars

A new statewide workgroup convened by the Michigan Department of Energy, Great Lakes, and Environment, or EGLE, kicked off yesterday

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NLG Files Lawsuit Against the Detroit Police

Attorney David A. Robinson and Detroit representatives of the National Lawyers’ Guild (NLG) held a press conference today in downtown

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Is COVID C-OV-er? In the US, maybe. There’s a Big “But.”

The COVID vaccine rollout in the US is, at long last, coming together. COVID vaccine rates in other countries are struggling as a product of inadequate supply and inadequate infrastructure. Addressing this is vital as a matter of global economic stability, if not basic humanitarianism.

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Is It Time For A National Trash Presort Policy?

Is municipal solid waste a question of infrastructure? Probably. Is trash presort an option to make it work better? Also probably.

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Book Review – Superconnect: Networks and Weak Links

Richard Koch & Greg Lockwood’s 2010 book “Superconnect” is sort of a Malcolm Gladwell-esque, quick read I came across.

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AliExpress: The New Amazon? Or, Close, But No Cigar?

An exhaustive review of AliExpress, the Chinese Amazon and the “foreign office” of global giant AliBaba.

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“Electrification Is Not Enough For Decarbonization” – Consumers Energy

A new workgroup seeks to address some questions about the future of infrastructure in a state that continues to lag in regulatory and technical innovation.

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Biden Infrastructure Plan: What All Is Included?

We must remind critics of the Biden infrastructure plan what all is included in the term “infrastructure.” It’s a little bit more than just cars.

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Buttigieg Suggests VMT Tax. Here Are A Few Alternatives.

VMT is a tough sell for a variety of reasons. Can’t we just get it over with and get a national carbon tax?

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