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Operative Words

Behind the campaign curtain

Snuffed Torch

Can the Olympic myth survive?

Lax Americana

What happens if Donald Trump returns to the White House?

Robert Evans

Robert Evans is the author of Fueling Our Future: An Introduction to Sustainable Energy, published by Cambridge University Press in 2007 and short-listed for the 2008 Donner Prize. He is a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of British Columbia.

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Robert Evans

Rewiring Our Future

Fighting climate change with electric power December 2009
Energy use and its impact on the environment are among the most important technical, social and public policy issues that face humankind today. The debate about whether climate change is real has gone on too long and the time has come to develop practical solutions. This month world leaders will gather in Copenhagen to try to formulate a new international climate change treaty to replace the failed Kyoto…