Fossil Fuels

The polls are in – and the cost of energy means a lot to consumers

A new poll carried out by the University of Chicago yielded an unsurprising discovery: Americans are not willing to pay higher the higher costs associated with tackling climate change.

/ September 19, 2016

Another day, another half-baked carbon tax proposal

Last weekend, The Washington Post lamented in an editorial that too many miles were being driven on our nation’s roads. Individuals are not being held accountable for their actions, the Post complained, adding that there needs to be a way...

/ September 14, 2016

Energy divestment is not the answer to climate change

The end of summer means that college students all across the country are heading back to campus. Few experiences compare to college life. It is a time of freedom, adventure, and intellectual and personal growth. It is where social and...

/ September 6, 2016

Does divestment even work?

Anti-fossil fuel activists frequently point to the divestment campaign that targeted South African Apartheid is often cited as the prime example of the effectiveness of their tactics divestment campaigns by the folks behind the fossil fuel divestment movement.

/ July 19, 2016