Johann Scheidt
Johann Scheidt
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Regulating Natural Gas and Fracking

Natural gas production will be a key future source of energy, even if the means to produce it create environmental and health concerns.

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Environmental Action is Only a Light Switch Away

Why is it that young 20-somethings care about big environmental problems like global warming and genetically modified foods, but cannot be bothered to turn off lights when we leave a room?
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Coming to Terms With How Our Society Funds Innovation (Part I): Subsidies

While renewable energy subsidies generate controversy, fossil fuel subsidies are also written permanently into the tax code.
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The Difference Between Climate Change and Clean Technology Development

Carbon is everywhere. To eliminate it, we need to rethink how we operate our economy over a broad spectrum of industries and implement a program that spurs innovation in mitigation technologies.
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Translating Energy into Climate Legislation

Although the new conservative Congress is unlikely to pass climate change legislation, lawmakers can find common ground on an energy bill in 2011.
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A Renewable Portfolio Standard is No Endorsement for Climate Change

Developing an innovative Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), not implementing a national cap-and-trade system, will be key to building up an American renewable energy industry.