A Grab Bag With Vox's David Roberts


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This week, David Roberts, a staff writer at Vox, joins the gang to talk about a wide range of topics in the news.

How would a good carbon tax work? Are we fooling ourselves thinking Republicans will ever support one?

In the absence of a carbon price, is 100% renewable energy good politics? Is it good policy?

Should we bail out nuclear? Can renewables fill in the gap created by closing nuke plants?

What should we be hopeful about?

We’ll spend the second half of the show talking about electric buses. Jigar’s company, Generate Capital, is deploying $200 million for electric bus leases. Are we reaching a tipping point for transit?

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