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Entries by Carl Pope from 07/2013

The Future of the Senate

| Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

The history of how the filibuster has been used in American history shows it to be a tool heavily weighted towards reactionary minorities, short-sighted isolationists, and those who oppose a strong national government.

Blowing -- or Dangling -- in the Lake Erie Wind

| Posted 07.16.2013 | Green

Can we still do something as big as create a 21st-century clean power economy?

'The End of the Beginning'

| Posted 07.19.2013 | Green

The decision by the World Bank this week to repudiate future investments in coal-fired power plants except under exceptional circumstances marks the first time that the global community has collectively ruled some forms of high carbon energy development off the table.