Epilogue from the Climate Leadership Conference: We Cannot Stop Asking The Tough Questions

The Climate Leadership Conference did a great job of bringing powerful stakeholders together. What it didn’t do such a great job of was asking tough questions of those stakeholders. But there is always opportunity to continue the dialogue.

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Interview with the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Carla Frisch on America’s Pledge

Nat sits down with the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Carla Frisch to talk about America’s Pledge, an initiative to bring together cities, states, and corporations to tackle the climate crisis– with real, quantifiable benefits for every citizen.

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The Red-Blooded, Gas-Fired Future of Midwestern Energy

I attended a forum on DTE’s Integrated Resource Plan Tuesday. The state’s public service commission, an entity that seems to

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Energy And The Onus of Design Standards For Publicly Funded Projects

As the Michigan legislature debates– and will invariably pass- a bill that will open the floodgates for┬ámassive public expenditure on

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Ontario Hydro vs. Michigan Coal: A Cross-Border Perspective on Energy Policy

Michigan’s neighboring state, also known as the Canadian province of Ontario, has been struggling for months with untenable increases in

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