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
The chest thumping in economics about how big and cool our datasets are is becoming somewhat unbearable. Bigger is not always better. In fact, one of the many reasons why … Continue Reading Spying on You from Space