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Wednesday
Jun222011

Some Ways to Get Started as a Social Entrepreneur

The New York Times  22 June 2011

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Thursday
May122011

Shale Gas Extraction: natural gas production production is booming, but its green image is in question.

The Economist  12 May 2011

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Thursday
Feb102011

Uranium Mining: an attempt to make miners pay

The Economist  10 February 2010

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Friday
Jan012010

It ain't your father's farming: new mind-sets and new practices in the age of climate change

essay in How the West Was Warmed, (Fulcrum Publishing, 2010), an anthology on climate change in the West, Beth Conover, ed. Fulcrum Pulbishing 2010.

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Monday
Jun152009

Growing Away From Big Coal: rural electric co-ops make a slow push back toward community energy

High Country News  15 June 2009

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Tuesday
May192009

Coal-fired Power Plants: the writing on the wall

The Economist  19 May 2009

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Sunday
Feb012009

Bringing Sexy Back: how do you transform the perfunctory into the passionate?

Natural Solutions  February 2009

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Tuesday
Dec022008

Carbon Detectives Are Tracking Gases in Colorado

New York Times  2 December 2008

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Monday
Sep012008

Book review: Dirt, the Erosion of Civilizations, David R Montgomery (2007)

SEJ Journal    Fall 2008

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Saturday
Jul052008

Need Help Finding Bliss: hire a coach

New York Times  5 July 2008

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Thursday
Jun262008

Freezing the Sun: a double blow for solar energy

The Economist  26 June 2008

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Tuesday
Apr152008

Hot Times For Solar Energy

Utility-scale solar thermal power may be poised for the big time (co-written with J. Thomas McKinnon)

WorldWatch Magazine, March/April 2008

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Tuesday
Apr012008

Book review Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What’s at Stake for American Power by Mark Schapiro. 

SEJ Journal   Spring 2008

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Wednesday
Mar262008

A Turn to Alternative Chemicals

New York Times  26 March 2008

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Saturday
Mar012008

The Journey of Recycled Plastic: Where Does Your Bottle Go?

marie claire    March 2008 

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