Articles by David Roberts
David Roberts was a staff writer for Grist. You can follow him on Twitter, if you're into that sort of thing.
California communities seize control of their energy futures
Here's the coolest thing happening in the electricity world right now: communities banding together and buying their own (cleaner) power, bypassing utilities.
What we can learn from British Columbia’s carbon tax
A new report contains interviews with 14 key figures in the development of British Columbia's carbon tax. They share what they've learned.
Why are we yelling at utilities and not their regulators?
Clean energy advocates often rage against the behavior of power utilities. It's time to look beyond them to the regulators who shape their decisions.
Understanding Obama’s suckiness on climate
The president has been pretty good about reducing demand for dirty energy, and pretty bad about increasing its supply. Why?