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?
In a recent Saturday Night Live episode, Baldwin-as-Trump is casting about for clever ways to get Mexico to pay for the border wall. But with each attempt, the joke is … Continue Reading How Would Energy Prices Adjust to the Border Adjustment Tax?
It’s here. The first week of the Trump administration. And it promises to be a busy one. On the energy front, Trump has an ambitious agenda for his first days … Continue Reading Will Trump Negotiate a Better Coal Deal for Taxpayers?
I am living in a very blue state. The graph below charts Google searches for “stages of grief”. The spike in grief-stricken web/soul searching corresponds with- you guessed it- the … Continue Reading Climate Change and the Post-Election Blues
Pollution – like income- is unequally distributed. In fact, pollution exposure is more unequally distributed than income in the U.S. for some pollutants. Refinery in Wilmington, CA. Credit: Luis Sinco/LA … Continue Reading Is Cap and Trade Failing Low Income and Minority Communities?