Lisa Margonelli

Zocalo Public Square

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Editor at large for Zocalo Public Square; author of the Oil on the Brain; former director of the New America Foundation’s energy initiative

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I’m sitting here in Maine having a snow day. I can only see about 30feet in front of my cabin; everything beyond is obscured by white frosty particles, which weather…

What Californians can learn from snow days

I’m sitting here in Maine having a snow day. I can only see about 30feet in front of my cabin; everything beyond is obscured by white frosty particles, which weather…

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California has more electric cars than any place else in the nation, partly because of generous subsidies.

Are Green Cars Toys for the Rich?

California has more electric cars than any place else in the nation, partly because of generous subsidies.

from Which Way, L.A.?

This is a tale of two zip codes. First there’s 94582: San Ramon, California. Since 2010, the roughly 38,000 citizens and businesses of this prosperous Bay Area suburb, where the…

How green car subsidies help the wealthy and miss those who could use them most

This is a tale of two zip codes. First there’s 94582: San Ramon, California. Since 2010, the roughly 38,000 citizens and businesses of this prosperous Bay Area suburb, where the…

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