Strategic shutdowns of pollution monitors kill people. Instead of writing an excessively angry piece about the abysmal outcome of the latest global climate negotiations, I calmed myself down chemically by … Continue Reading Trashing My Scale Won’t Make Me Less Fat
Peer effects in EV adoption. Obsessing over cool new gadgets, clothes, movies, music, and books has kept many a conversation going. In the classroom we still teach an economic model … Continue Reading Cool Car, (Wo)Man!
A new paper suggests Carbon Dioxide causes thrice the damages previously used by the US government. The third floor of the newly seismically retrofitted Giannini Hall at Berkeley is an … Continue Reading More Boo In CO2
And a tough winter is coming. I left Germany in 1990 as a long haired, smoking, bearded hippie with a guitar in one hand and a bag full of dreams … Continue Reading It’s Still Hot, But Summer is Over in Europe
Cleaning up the dirtiest mode of transport is hard, but worth it. You were probably expecting some snarky, humor-filled blog post addressing the heedless attack of the judiciary on the … Continue Reading Dirty Boats
And it might be a sign of things to come. Some of that is a good thing. Filling your gas tank with liquid hydrocarbons right now makes you think you … Continue Reading Driving is Costing You Dolla Dolla Bills!
What is the right carbon tax? I contemplated a number of doom and gloom topics for my post this week. Under consideration were the $400 proposed rebate for each car … Continue Reading Tax Me Baby One More Time!