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Breakthrough Dialogues Podcast: Straddling Environmental Divides

Tisha Schuller is an energy and environmental consultant; she used to be the president of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. This week she joins us to talk about what it’s like to straddle that divide. In her career, Tisha has learned to move past the tribalism that often dominates environmental politics, and she shares …

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Reclaiming Environmentalism: How I Changed My Mind Without Changing My Values

This post originally featured in The Breakthrough Institute’s Winter 2018 Journal. In hindsight, I don’t blame them for being hostile. I was insufferable. I would come from Boulder, Colorado, with my long, straight hair and peasant skirts to a remote field location in, say, rural Georgia. My job: introduce oil and gas workers to the …

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Executive Guide: Don’t Dismiss The Fossil Fuel Divest Movement

by Jane Ingalls & Tisha Schuller When we conduct workshops for energy companies, the atmosphere in the room is usually positive and productive. On this particular day last fall, we could sense the tension rising when the conversation turned to a sensitive topic. Last summer, the District of Columbia Retirement Board announced that it would …

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Using Natural Gas To Reduce Energy Poverty

This post originally appeared in Scientific American. Life without access to energy is simply miserable. The most mundane task, such as heating water to cook rice, can require an entire day’s labor to gather both water and firewood. That labor can be physically exhausting, in some cases immediately dangerous, and often with unfortunate health outcomes. …

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Election Debrief

There is no doubt that the results of this week’s presidential election will have ripple effects throughout the energy business. The casual observer may conclude that President-elect Trump will be great for energy companies and their projects! The more nuanced, thoughtful veteran – especially those charged with executing an energy project – will ponder what …

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