A local effort to convert the public to electric vehicles.
In Episode 106 of District of Conservation, Gabriella spoke to Bill Cooksey. Bill is a Sportsmen Outreach Coordinator at Vanishing Paradise, a project of National Wildlife Federation and Ducks Unlimited started in 2009 to advocate for restoration of the Mississippi River Delta. From meeting with legislators at the state Capitol to connecting outdoor industry leaders to the conservation movement, they are educating on the issue of coastal restoration in duck blinds, out on the water and in D.C. — and everywhere in between. Here's more on Bill's background: From his earliest memories in the river bottoms of West Tennessee, Bill’s [...]
In Episode 105 of District of Conservation, Gabriella Hoffman spoke to Michael Shellenberger—bestselling author and founder & president of Environmental Progress. Shellenberger came on to discuss his book, Apocalypse Never, his work with Environmental Progress, why he changed his mind on renewable energy, why he advocates for nuclear energy, the truth about wildfires out West and what the future of environmentalism looks like. Listen below WATCH Subscribe to the podcast. Environmental Progress Website. Follow Mike on Twitter. Buy Apocalypse Now Get tickets for Climate Hustle 2. Credit: Zoom/Michael Shellenberger
The large-scale battery storage folks make their case. Listen now.
Everyone seems to love geothermal energy. Why is it such a small part of the energy mix?
In Episode 104 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discussed four key policy updates across the environmental and conservation space. ENVIRONMENT: Trump's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) being praised by environmentalists for Superfund Clean-up and the establishment of the new Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains to address abandoned mines and clean-up. CONSERVATION: The news that USFWS will fully delist the biologically recovered gray wolf in the Lower-48 by year's end and the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works deliberated S. 614 (Grizzly Bear State Management Act of 2019). Listen below: ### Subscribe to District of Conservation.Chip in to support [...]
In Episode 103 of District of Conservation, Gabriella compares the 2020 candidates on the issues of Second Amendment rights, hunting, fishing, wildlife conservation, land management, public lands access, and more. She dissects and assesses Joe Biden's proposals on firearms and conservation issues against President Donald Trump's record. Is it better? Is Trump terrible on public lands issues and the environment as reported? Is Biden offering something new or largely borrowing from the Trump Administration? You, the listener, can decide for yourself. SHOW NOTES Sportsmen for Trump | Sportsmen for Biden & alleged Trump failures regarding sportsmen and [...]
The 2007 TXU buyout coal buyout was the largest private equity buyout in the history of finance. Listen to how it happened and what it means.
Former Public Strategies managing director Tom Stewart takes us inside the TXU "War Room" to explore the role of the crisis consultant. Listen now.
Jim Marston of Environmental Defense Fund gives his account of his fight against the TXU coal expansion and his secret negotiations with the buyers.
The scoop that almost uncovered the buyout's secret.