With this decision, the court sanctioned an insidious practice in which politicians pick their voters, rather than the other way around. Read more >
Ken's Latest Posts
June 20, 2019 10:57 AM EDT
The climate clock is ticking, so back in January UCS flagged three ways the new Congress could make progress on reducing emissions to address climate change, even in this challenging political environment -appropriations, infrastructure, and the tax code. Key to that progress is the new democratically-controlled House of Representatives. It’s been 6 months, let’s see where things stand.
March 25, 2019 11:02 AM EDT
The key is to define the Green New Deal before the caricatures stick, by showing that, while it is ambitious, it is realistic and affordable. Read more >
March 4, 2019 1:16 PM EDT
Today is a very special day–the 50th anniversary of the Union of Concerned Scientists. As a proud leader of this great organization for five of these fifty years, I would like to share my reflections, which are excerpts from a 50th anniversary speech I gave a few weeks ago.
February 4, 2019 4:35 PM EDT
We have a weakened president, a resurgent House of Representatives, new governors committed to state-level progress, and an engaged and mobilized public. Read more >