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CLIMATE COMMUNICATIONS

Do The Math: Mr. McKibben Goes To Washington

Climate activist and scientist Bill MicKibben asks America to “get serious” about climate on his “Do The Math” tour. Keeping the global temperature increase below 2 degrees will require firm action to reduce the burning of fossil fuels.

INNOVATION POLICY

The Solyndra Standard

Today’s crash landing of the Defense Department’s $300 million experimental hypersonic scramjet puts the Solyndra bankruptcy in perspective, and illustrates how we need to reconsider how we define “failure” in the technology innovation discourse.