Incentives matter! Let’s get them right. This is a big week for energy and environmental policy in the world’s fifth largest economy and the republic it is part of – … Continue Reading A Big Week for Energy and the Environment
Lowering pollution exposure of disadvantaged California communities. Economists are (perceived to be) notoriously annoying in conversations. The first question that often comes out of our big mouths is “what is … Continue Reading Cars, Trucks and Buses or Power Plants?
Electric Freight Transport’s Benefits Depend on Grid Decarbonization! While much of the debate around cleaning up the transportation sector has focused on the types of cars you and I drive, … Continue Reading Electrifying Big Rigs?
Accounting for equity in social cost calculations has huge consequences. I have been really uncool for most of my life and continue to be proud of that fact. All the … Continue Reading Shouldn’t We Weight?
Should we be aiming the money hose at retrofits? Let me just come out and say it. Phew! Sanity in environmental policy is on its way to being restored. The … Continue Reading Retrofit This
It’s time to reform how we lease public lands for fossil fuel extraction. When I drove across the country in my late teens, the wind of the prairies blowing through … Continue Reading This Land Is Your Land….
Big environmental progress was made during a terrible 2020. It’s only December 7th, and most of us are completely done with 2020. The suffering the pandemic has caused across the … Continue Reading 10 Good Things That Happened This Year