David Roberts
Senior Staff Writer, covers energy and climate
Grist.org
Seattle, Washington

Aug. 28, 2015

Can Rooftop Solar and Utilities Get Along?

Rooftop solar is booming. But as more homegrown energy comes online, utilities foresee an economic squeeze—which is leading to nasty fights over the future of utilities and the grid.

Cleantechnica, solar, utilities

Jun. 28, 2013

Obama: U.S. Should Lead Assault on Climate Change

Without cooperation from Congress, President Obama has proposed his own plan for climate change.

Obama, climate change, president obama, grist, david roberts

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