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
The role of economics in future environmental regulation. We are all breathing into paper bags. What is at stake in Tuesday’s election is beyond measure. If you do not feel … Continue Reading Sticks and Stones or Prices and Quantities?
Let’s get the electricity sector ready for a world with a very different climate. My phone has been ringing off the hook this week. Well, my phone does not have … Continue Reading It’s Climate Change, Stupid
Zero emission trucks will play a major role in California freight transport. While the Trump administration is busy dousing 50 years of environmental regulation with leaded gasoline, setting it on … Continue Reading Truckin’ California Style
Black households’ energy expenditures are significantly higher than white households’. I immigrated to the United States from one of the whitest places on earth – Northern Bavaria, Germany. I have … Continue Reading Consuming Energy While Black
There could be long run consequences for public transit ridership after this crisis is over. Currently, there are a large number of economists telling epidemiologists how to do their job … Continue Reading Will We Still Be Riding on the Same Bus Post Corona?
A new paper estimates the massive damages from leaded gasoline (which is still around). In my free time I really like reading about the history of pollutants. While PM2.5 and … Continue Reading The Crazy History of Lead in Gasoline