Two weeks ago on this blog, Max drew our attention to the fact that gas is too darn cheap. To underscore this point, he noted that the average American … Continue Reading Coal is too Cheap
What do pro cycling, education reform, and vehicle emissions standards all have in common? source , source , source Cheating scandals is the flip answer. But a more fundamental connection is summed up … Continue Reading Vehicle Emissions Testing Where the Rubber Hits the Road
Are the Benefits to the Weatherization Assistance Program’s Energy Efficiency Investments Four Times the Costs?
Today’s post is co-authored by Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago) and Catherine Wolfram (UC Berkeley) Faculty Directors of The E2e Project. As featured in the New York Times For Government … Continue Reading Are the Benefits to the Weatherization Assistance Program’s Energy Efficiency Investments Four Times the Costs?
Air conditioning made lots of headlines this summer. In newspaper accounts, internet memes, and office gripe sessions, there was much commiseration about the over-air conditioning of the American workplace…. Someecard Source … Continue Reading Are We Over-Air Conditioned?
Last week marked the first “informal ministerial consultations” in the run up to the UN climate talks in December. The objective of these informal meetings before The Meeting is to … Continue Reading Membership has its Co-benefits
Today’s post is co-authored by Michael Greenstone (University of Chicago) and Catherine Wolfram We recently released a paper presenting the findings of a first-of-its kind, randomized controlled evaluation of the … Continue Reading Do Residential Energy Efficiency Investments Deliver?
Growth in the residential solar market continues apace. In the United States, residential solar PV installations last quarter were up 11 percent over the previous quarter: Source: http://www.greentechmedia.com/research/ussmi The figure illustrates … Continue Reading How Should Distributed Generation be Distributed?