Jeffrey Ball

Scholar-in-residence Stanford. Writer on energy & environment in The Atlantic, FortuneMagazine, etc.

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A writer on energy and the environment, scholar-in-residence at Stanford’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, and a lecturer at Stanford Law School. He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Formerly environment editor for the Wall Street Journal, he also writes its Power Shift column on energy and the environment

Jeffrey Ball on KCRW

California leads the nation in reducing greenhouse emissions, but Governor Jerry Brown concedes that’s just the beginning.

Climate Change and Big Money for New Technology

California leads the nation in reducing greenhouse emissions, but Governor Jerry Brown concedes that’s just the beginning.

from To the Point

Estimates of the  amount of oil spilling  into the Gulf of Mexico continue to rise, and BP may defer or reduce its second-quarter dividend in response to the public uproar encouraged,…

Estimates of Rate of Oil Spill Keep Climbing

Estimates of the amount of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico continue to rise, and BP may defer or reduce its second-quarter dividend in response to the public uproar encouraged,…

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BP is no longer trying to stop the gusher of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, but today  efforts to contain it  ran into trouble.

And Then the Saw Got Stuck

BP is no longer trying to stop the gusher of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, but today efforts to contain it ran into trouble.

from To the Point

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