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Reid Detchon: October 2009

Reid Detchon: October 2009

Reid Detchon is vice president for energy and climate at the United Nations Foundation. He also serves as executive director of the Energy Future Coalition, a broad-based non-partisan public policy initiative focused on oil dependence, climate change, and global energy poverty.

Archive: Reid Detchon: October 2009

The Cost of Being Wrong

"If we can't predict the weather," one might ask, "how can we predict the climate?" Let me answer with another question: "If we can't predict the waves, how do we predict the tides?" It may seem easier to get the...

By Reid Detchon | October 13, 2009; 11:40 PM ET | Comments (18)

Challenge Equals Opportunity

Three countries have been seen as potential obstacles to success in Copenhagen - the United States, India, and China - but there are signs of change.  The U.S. is considering both legislation and regulation to bring emissions under control.  China...

By Reid Detchon | October 5, 2009; 01:56 PM ET | Comments (0)

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