Policy and Activism vs. Politics

Since Monday’s inauguration address, the left has been buzzing with the hopes of Obama finally tackling climate change. While I appreciate the sentiment, ‘hope’ may be all that it is. As a researcher and former politico, I can see why this optimism is spreading but am also cautious. There has been much disappointment on environmental…

The elephant NOT in the room

As I write, I am watching the last presidential debate between President Obama and Fmr. Governor Romney. In the days leading up to this debate on foreign policy, many have wondered if climate change would be on the agenda. My question, is simply the opposite, why was climate change not taken up under domestic issues…