Detroit’s Green Task Force Looks Toward Benchmarking, PACE, Energy Codes

The Energy Waste Reduction Committee of the Detroit Green Task Force met yesterday morning to talk shop for the last

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2020 Election: Why I Voted How I Did

Unsurprisingly, rhetoric usually becomes increasingly political as we approach the 2020 presidential election. To paraphrase a staffer on Aaron Sorkin’s

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Gretchen Whitmer: When We Say “Mobility,” We Really Mean “Cars”

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Council on Future Mobility is not about mobility, it’s about cars. That’s got to change if we’re serious about decarbonizing transportation– or building an equitable future of any kind.

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I’m Getting An MBA Because You People Are Wrong

A tweet about Kamala Harris highlights how woefully ignorant many people are about financial markets and how this harms us in the quest for formulating
meaningful policy, change, and discourse.

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Toward An Equitable Stimulus Package

The current stimulus package being debated in Congress is likely to be the first of a few. In this article, we consider some precedents for transformative legislation– and some models for other bailouts and stimulus packages- as a blueprint for what we should be focusing on in developing any stimulus policy.

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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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