Marc Gunther

Why the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement May Ultimately Win

The fossil fuel divestment campaign has so far persuaded only a handful of universities and investment funds to change their policies. But if the movement can help shift public opinion about climate change, its organizers say, it will have achieved its primary goal.

July 30, 2015


Will Electric Bicycles Get Americans to Start Pedaling?

Electric bicycles are already popular in Europe and in China, which has more e-bikes than cars on its roads. Now, manufacturers are marketing e-bikes in the U.S., promoting them as a "green" alternative to driving.

April 25, 2013

Coal plants get burned

As concerns mount about climate change, getting new coal-fired plants built is harder than ever for US businesses.

March 4, 2007

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