The Purple one Had a Green Side: Prince & Clean Energy

An anonymous $50,000 check marked the start of Prince’s donations to climate change and clean energy causes. I had no idea that the artist so fondly associated with the color purple … Continue reading The Purple one Had a Green Side: Prince & Clean Energy

More Pressure on Exxon over Climate Change Documents

Pressure on Exxon Mobile increased this week with the release of a new cache of decades-old industry documents about climate change. The documents suggest that the industry had the underlying … Continue reading More Pressure on Exxon over Climate Change Documents

Update (Video): Recovery Act’s Clean Energy Revolution

In February 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (also known as, ARRA, the Recovery Act, or simply the stimulus). Through the Recovery Act, the Energy Department … Continue reading Update (Video): Recovery Act’s Clean Energy Revolution

When federalism fails: EPA knew about Flint

 The “EPA did it’s job…” these are the words of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy on the Flint, Michigan lead-poisoned water crisis. State and local officials are … Continue reading When federalism fails: EPA knew about Flint

That time I was on the radio talking about #ClimateJustice

Last October I was invited to join the It’s Hot in Here radio team on WCBN 88.3 FM-Ann Arbor for a discussion about climate justice. The show kicked off discussing the disparities between … Continue reading That time I was on the radio talking about #ClimateJustice