Propping up domestic coal demand is an expensive snooze button. The decline in U.S. coal-fired electricity generation is a good news/bad news story, depending on your perspective. The good news … Continue Reading The Decline of Coal: Break the Fall or Soften the Blow?
The Trump administration’s social cost of carbon is misguided. The unraveling of federal environmental protection under the Trump administration is well underway. Over the past several months we’ve seen moves … Continue Reading What Climate Change Policy Puts America First?
Should pollution abatement investment be relatively low in places where pollution levels are high? The evidence is mounting that what you can’t see can kill you. What you can’t see … Continue Reading An Air Pollution Paradox?
What’s up with record low renewable energy prices? Policy innovation is key to harnessing renewable energy potential. There’s a revolution happening in the world of renewable energy policy. At last … Continue Reading The Renewable Energy Auction Revolution
It’s been blistering hot in the western U.S. Last week’s record-breaking temperatures had roads buckling, planes grounded, and electricity demand soaring. Temperatures in California last week: Source High temperatures … Continue Reading Building Codes Don’t Save Electricity… or Do They?
With all that’s been happening in Washington DC, you may have taken your finger off the pulse of California climate change policy. But now’s a good time to check back … Continue Reading California’s Carbon Border Wall
This post is co-authored with Duncan Callaway. Ahhhh Hawai’i, where the waves are big, the beaches are long, and the renewable energy ambitions are large: Source … Continue Reading Renewables Dis-integration?