Posts by Emily Laskin

How Feasible is 100% Renewable Energy?

A question of political will The end of the year saw a few new studies on the costs of moving the world to 100% renewable energy. They’ve been generating some buzz in the green energy internet about how long it will take, and how much it will cost, to accomplish a full energy transition. While everyone…

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Divestment vs Engagement: One Just Doesn’t Work

In the fight to keep oil in the ground, pension funds, banks, and other organizations managing large sums are coming under pressure to keep their money away from fossil fuel corporations. But while activists call for divestment from fossil fuel companies, the pension funds and banks seem to favor “engagement” with problematic companies while remaining invested. The…

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Trump Stinks of Big Oil

All of Trump’s most damaging policies link back up to his ties to Big Oil. This is what it’s like to have a president who’s a puppet of fossil fuels.

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