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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.’ ”
POLITICO: Bob Inglis going the distance on emissions tax
6th May 2013 | Categories: Featured Articles, In the News, News
Former Rep. Bob Inglis knows that his devotion to a carbon tax might have cost him his job. But the South Carolina Republican has no regrets as he dedicates his post-congressional career as well to the battle to persuade fellow conservatives to embrace a revenue-neutral carbon tax.
The Hill: Tax swap backers quietly forge ahead
5th May 2013 | Categories: Featured Articles, In the News, News
By Ben Geman – 05/05/13 06:00 AM ET
Activists are quietly forging ahead with their campaign for carbon taxes despite long odds on Capitol Hill.
Bob Inglis, a former GOP House member from South Carolina, is part of a very …
Inglis op-ed: Conservatives’ grand opportunity on energy (POLITICO)
25th April 2013 | Categories: Featured Articles, In the News, Opinion
April 25, 2013
By Bob Inglis
It’s rough when your campaign photo has you pictured in outdated eyeglasses, but you’ve already printed hundreds of signs. What do you do? You can’t throw away the signs. And you can’t update your …
Video: “The Role of Free Enterprise and the Government” at The Dole Institute
24th April 2013 | Categories: Featured Articles, News, Videos
A special thank you to The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS, including director Bill Lacy and the KU students for hosting last night’s forum on Environment & Energy: “The Role of Free Enterprise …
Kansas Public Radio: Conservative to Discuss Climate Change at Dole Institute
23rd April 2013 | Categories: Featured Articles, In the News, News
April 23, 2013
The Dole Institute of Politics is hosting a presentation tonight (Tuesday, April 23) on energy and environmental issues. Conservative Republican Bob Inglis (ING-liss), a former congressman from South Carolina, says that any solution to the problems posed …
The Globe and Mail: U.S. Republican to bring carbon-tax message to Ottawa
17th April 2013 | Categories: Featured Articles, In the News, News
By Shawn McCarthy, The Globe and Mail (April 17, 2013)
Bob Inglis is a rare breed – a U.S. Republican who takes seriously the risk of catastrophic climate change and proposes a carbon tax as the most “conservative” way to …
Business Lexington: Clean Energy Advocates Talk Climate Change at UK Forum
9th April 2013 | Categories: Featured Articles, In the News, News
April 9, 2013
By Dan Dickson – Biz Lexington
We hear about climate change all the time. It’s on the news, talk shows and the Internet and it almost always seems to involve people arguing with each other. One person …