Cheap and Clean explores how, more than anything else, beliefs about the costs and environmental harms associated with certain fuels drive opinions about energy and climate change policy.
An emerging business model that aims to reduce energy poverty holds real promise. But it needs a jump-start.
In San Francisco, planners are using variable pricing to reduce the congestion, pollution, and aggravation that come with big-city traffic.
The Chinese government’s effort to create an electric vehicle industry illuminates the promise and peril of economic development policies.
The author provides a rollicking and detailed recounting of what it takes to build a social business in Africa.
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New York’s Center for Economic Opportunity tests new antipoverty programs from the mayor’s office.
Unless clean tech follows well-established rules of innovation and commercialization, the industry’s promise to provide sustainable sources of energy will fail.
Clean Energy Works Portland gets consumers—and the workforce—energized about weatherization.
By paying so much attention to managing their own risks, philanthropists are no longer attending to the marginalized people who risk so much to make change happen.
A popular Mexico City program for cutting air pollution from vehicles doesn’t work; in fact sales of new cars, used cars, and gasoline have climbed since the program's launch in 1989.