Maybe We Really do Need to Pick Either Nuclear or Renewables

March 18, 2011 by  
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Grist’s David Roberts tackles what’s sure to be an unpopular question: What if the conventional wisdom, the one currently guiding the national political conversation about our energy future, is wrong? What if it’s indeed not the case that we’re going to need a “mix” of natural gas, nuclear, and renewable energy sources going forward?

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Let’s Not Forget: Even Without CO2, Coal Would Still Be Very Dirty

March 9, 2010 by  
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“Orthographic aerial photograph of Kingston Fossil Plant coal fly ash slurry spill, in Kingston, Tennessee, taken the day after the event.” Photo: Public domain CO2 is Important, But Not the Only Thing David Roberts over at Grist has a great rebuttal of Thom Friedman’s latest column in which he and investor… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Who’s More Powerful than Obama?

January 31, 2010 by  
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Probably the biggest news piece this week was Obama’s State of the Union address. David Roberts of grist seemed to hate it

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Kerry, Graham, and Lieberman Release Framework for Senate Climate/Energy Bill

December 11, 2009 by  
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Image credit: euthman /Flickr This post, written by David Roberts, originally appeared on Grist.org Sens.

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The ‘Leaked Draft’ Non-Story and Copenhagen Journo-Hype

December 9, 2009 by  
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Image credit: rabbleradio /Flickr Editor’s Note: This post, written by David Roberts, originally appeared on Grist.org The latest story out of Copenhagen has to do with a leaked draft agreement put together by Denmark, the U.S., and the UK. According to the Guardian ‘s breathless coverage, the leak has climate talks in “

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