Articles from Institute for Policy Studies

The Best of All Possible Worlds?


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Candide is the first and most amusing example of the powerlessness of positive thinking.

Report: Energy Efficiency with Justice

Our current fossil-fuel powered, dirty energy system cannot provide energy at a price that many vulnerable people can afford in order to live safe, healthy lives.

Want to Create Useful Jobs? Reduce Fossil Fuel Use



We’ve all heard claims that fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gas are major job creators. President Trump says so all the time.