David Roberts

Vox environmental reporter David Roberts explains the term tribal epistemology and how it explains contemporary politics. The climate crisis and the closing of the conservative mind to objective reality. The origins of the Right’s attack on science. Why conservatives don’t believe in neutrality. Are there tensions inside the political Right? Do Americans want to restore […]
Vox’s David Roberts explains the modern history of the EPA’s new coal power plant rules. Why the new EPA rules will cut Greenhouse Gases but still allow for flexibility. The Red States push back and why it will fail. Are the new rules to weak? ¬†How will the Obama Administration defend the EPA from legal […]