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    A Blog of Ideas

Sometimes, Too Much Is…Too Much

Progressives have a proposal for everything. But as we Australian Laborites learned this year, that can open you up to attack.

By Wayne Swan

Revoking the California Waiver: A Catastrophe for Climate Justice

Not only will Trump's revocation of the California Clean Air Act waiver be bad for the environment: It is also racially and economically discriminatory.

By Jake Levine

Why Wind and Solar Aren't Enough

Both suffer from an intermittency problem. A plausible back-up source is needed—and there's only one.

By William Budinger

Can Batteries Save the Day?

Wind and solar power are great. But eventually the sun sets and the wind stops.

By William Budinger

The future of our species and planet depends on creating a mass social movement motivated by moral arguments, not statistics.

I Am a Carbon Abolitionist

By Eric Beinhocker