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Entries by Bill Chameides from 05/2009

The Affordability of the Proposed National Renewable Standard

| Posted 05.01.2009 | Green

After extensive debate in the House last week, the draft Waxman-Markey climate bill (the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009) is expected t...

Weeds in the Garden: Spraying May Be Harmful to Your Health

| Posted 05.04.2009 | Green

Throughout much of the U.S. of A., spring has sprung. Here in North Carolina, lawns are lush and verdant and blooms are everywhere. But with the good ...

Cash-for-Clunkers Agreement: Still Not Ready for Prime Time

| Posted 05.08.2009 | Green

Dr. Bill Chameides is the dean of Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He blogs regularly at th...

EPA's New Biofuel Standard: No Joy in Cornville

| Posted 05.12.2009 | Green

The corn-producing states are used to special treatment from the federal government. Now, EPA's proposed ruling threatens to shut them out of future biofuels markets.

Indiana Governor: Cap and Trade Unfair to Hoosiers. Really?

| Posted 05.18.2009 | Green

Daniels's argument about cap-and-trade dollars going to social programs that would harm Indiana's economy is specious.

Deep Ocean Revisions Do Not Spell Global Warming Rethink

| Posted 05.20.2009 | Green

A new paper suggests that our model for the circulation of the deep ocean may be wrong. But claims that all global warming science should therefore be...