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Advocacy and policy

December 2012

Published on December 6, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy

While consensus in the COP18 negotiations has yet to be reached, most can agree that national governments cannot be solely responsible for addressing climate change. Local governments, the private sector and individuals must each play a part in supporting and growing the green economy. However, one way national governments can easily step up to...

Published on December 3, 2012 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy
Photo credit: El Frito via Flickr

What came first, the chicken or the egg? Is it the availability of charging stations that has slowed the growth of the electric car, or has it been the sluggish growth of the electric car market that has stifled investment in charging stations? In 1986, two researchers coined the term “excess inertia” to describe this market coordination...