Asher Miller

Asher Miller is the executive director of the Post Carbon Institute.

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Wednesday, December 02, 2015
La Grande Négociation: While We Bargain, Our Ultimate Fate Comes Down to Acceptance
I have to confess a certain reluctance in sharing my views about the Paris climate talks, knowing as I do that it’s all too easy to judge from a distance while so many wonderful, dedicated colleagues are in Paris trying to ensure that some kind of meaningful, tangible progress is achieved at COP21...
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The Revolution That Wasn’t: Why the Fracking Phenomenon Will Leave Us High and Dry
America’s energy landscape has undergone a dramatic shift over the last decade—literally and figuratively—as a result of the widespread use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). Whole areas of the country have been transformed in a matter of months, while the fossil fuel...
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Monday, September 08, 2014
Quite Possibly the Dumbest Thing the Mustache Ever Wrote
Over the weekend The New York Times published what could very well be the dumbest column Thomas Friedman has ever written . I know, I know… How could that be possible after the incredibly wrong things he wrote about the U.S. invasion of Iraq? Let’s start with the premise. …[T]he necessary impactful...
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Friday, September 05, 2014
Introducing Petrolify®: The Power of Petroleum in One Little Pill
Imagine there was a pill you could take every day that would provide you with wealth, freedom, and luxuries beyond the imagination of even the wealthiest kings of yesteryear. Taking this pill would give you the equivalent of hundreds of slaves, working for you 24/7, to grow your food, cool and heat...
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