Carol Werner

Reject Backward Thinking on Carbon

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past few decades, it’s that there is no magic bullet to stop climate change. International agreements, emissions caps, efficiency standards, consumer education and clean energy are just a few of the solutions that will be necessary to address the single most urgent threat facing our environment. What we cannot do is go backward.

VW Scandal Reveals Major Cracks in EPA’s Emissions Reduction Strategy

Volkswagen’s installation of emissions testing “defeat devices” in its diesel cars was decidedly illegal, and the company should be severely punished for flouting our pollution controls in such an egregious manner. But its cheating is merely the proverbial tip of the emissions iceberg. While the largest and most deceptive greenwashing scam in recent memory, it’s […]