This American Life: “The Right Man for the Right Job” (Audio)
20th May 2013 | Categories: Featured Articles, In the News, News
This American Life, a show that airs nationwide on NPR affiliates around the country, profiled E&EI and executive director Bob Inglis’ work to move conservatives on the issue of climate change. Producer and reporter Ben Calhoun tells the story of the former Congressional Representative from South Carolina, Bob Inglis.
New York Times: Insurance industry not amenable to politicized scientific thought; climate risk a major liability
15th May 2013 | Categories: Featured Articles, In the News, News
If there were one American industry that would be particularly worried about climate change it would have to be insurance, right?
Most insurers, including the reinsurance companies that bear much of the ultimate risk in the industry, have little time for the arguments heard in some right-wing circles that climate change isn’t happening, and are quite comfortable with the scientific consensus that burning fossil fuels is the main culprit of global warming.
National Journal: The Coming GOP Civil War Over Climate Change
10th May 2013 | Categories: Featured Articles, In the News, News
Today, Republicans point to the former House member from South Carolina Bob Inglis, as the textbook tale of what happens when a red-state conservative dares to acknowledge climate change. Inglis, who left Congress in 2011, recalls the challenge his son, Rob, threw down to him a decade ago before he was to vote in his first election. He said, “I’ll vote for you, Dad, but you’ve got to clean up your act on the environment.’ ”