Tech Leaders, Economists Split Over Clean Energy’s Prospects

December 2013 By Richard Harris, NPR There is a broad scientific consensus that to keep global warming in check, we need to phase out 80 percent of all oil, coal and natural gas by midcentury. President Obama has set a nonbinding target to do precisely that. There are technologists who say this national goal is … More Tech Leaders, Economists Split Over Clean Energy’s Prospects

Jonathan Patz on Human Health in a Changing Climate

December 2013 Jonathan Patz, the director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has spent decades studying the health effects of global climate change. He recently gave a presentation at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center and was interviewed earlier this month by Eleanor Nelsen for QUEST. One of his main messages is: … More Jonathan Patz on Human Health in a Changing Climate