For every one to two jobs a non-miner dies each year. [This post is coauthored with Carolyn Fischer at RFF]. If you open the papers it seems like the current … Continue Reading Coal Mining: Jobs to Die For?
How a “little” California vehicle standard prevented an urban “airmaggedon” My midlife crisis did not lead to me to buy a German convertible — which would assist me in tanning … Continue Reading Save the California Waiver!
Economists have long complained about Fuel Efficiency standards. Are we happy now? The past 50 days felt like the beginning of a game of environmental policy Jenga. The new administration … Continue Reading A Tale of Two Standards
The heat is on, and climate change will put significant strain on the US power grid – unless we do something about it. In the absence of any concrete new … Continue Reading Have We Peaked?
… and really misunderstood. Many of my colleagues are trying to find a silver lining in the outcome of the election, but for those of us concerned with energy and … Continue Reading Milton Friedman Is Dead,
An orange or a green planet? That is the question. I like my politics. A lot. Usually, election time is my favorite time of every other year. I became a … Continue Reading The Future Is at Stake
Lunches at Berkeley are never boring. This week I had an engaging discussion with a colleague from out of town who asked me what I thought about statistical top down … Continue Reading I’m Not Really Down with Most Top Down Evaluations