Lisa Margonelli
Lisa Margonelli

Lisa Margonelli author of Oil on the Brain: Petroleum’s Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank. She is working on a new book about termites.

Future Tense
Jan. 8 2015 8:34 AMThe Carbon Diet FallacyDealing with climate change is not like trying to lose weight.
Future Tense
Feb. 19 2013 6:03 AMHow the New Mad Max Movie Messed With NamibiaThe cautionary tale of resource scarcity actually caused harm during filming.
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2011 11:40 AMAlms for the RichHow policies meant to promote alternative energies are actually hurting the middle class.
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 11:36 AMClean Air Is for the WealthyHow California’s green-vehicle subsidies magnify the state’s income inequality problem.
Map of the Week
June 1 2012 9:04 AMWhere Are Gas Prices Going Up Fastest?A map of gas price hikes.
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Amicus
May 25 2015 10:32 AM The “Making the Case” Transcript Read Dahlia Lithwick’s conversation with one of the lawyers who argued last months’ big gay-rights case at the Supreme Court.