Paul Wesslund

Paul Wesslund writes on energy issues and is an organizer of the REAL Good News environmental forums. He blogs on how decency succeeds in business and in life at paulwesslund.com.

Louisville mayor candidates talk about dealing with climate change Subscribers Public

The “REAL Good News” group held a forum on Louisville’s renewable energy resolution with the candidates for mayor. Here’s what they had to say.

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Paul Wesslund
News

Why Louisville Metro Council is smarter than SCOTUS on global warming Subscribers Public

A tale of two cities can be told about last month’s U.S. Supreme Court decision throwing out the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to protect the environment from global warming.

Paul Wesslund
Paul Wesslund
Analysis

A Charles Booker brand of politics Subscribers Public

Paul Wesslund takes us on a journey through Charles Booker’s new book, and gives us insight into the man, the campaigns, and the change he wants to make in Kentucky politics.

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Paul Wesslund
Feature

Event: Future of clean energy in Louisville Subscribers Public

On December 1, REAL Good News will hold its fifth in a series of quarterly public Zoom meetings to make sure Louisville achieves its renewable energy goal of 100% clean energy by 2040.

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Paul Wesslund
Event

Grassroots environmentalism in the Bluegrass — a progress report on the campaign to bring renewable energy to Kentucky Subscribers Public

Kentucky and Louisville are quietly going green in a trend you might call trickle-up environmentalism. The latest data point on that path came September 18 when two dozen people Zoomed together to start crafting plans that would dramatically ramp up solar energy in Louisville.

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Paul Wesslund
News

Why broadband internet is as important as electricity for rural residents Subscribers Public

The need for rural broadband has been talked about until it’s practically a standard, and empty, campaign slogan. Even piecemeal improvements take forever. No wonder small-town America feels disconnected — it’s because it is, literally and figuratively.

Paul Wesslund
Paul Wesslund
Policy
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