Should we be aiming the money hose at retrofits? Let me just come out and say it. Phew! Sanity in environmental policy is on its way to being restored. The … Continue Reading Retrofit This
Renters are more likely to have electric heating, electric hot water heaters, electric stoves, and electric dryers. Renters tend to draw the short straw when it comes to low-carbon technologies. … Continue Reading Evidence of a Homeowner-Renter Gap for Electric Appliances
A looming problem and a proposal. California is staging a COVID-comeback. Vaccination rates are on the rise. Public schools are slowly opening up. My favorite little league baseball team is … Continue Reading California’s Billion Dollar Energy Bill Question
(This blog is co-authored with Reed Walker). Offset markets for air pollution don’t worsen environmental inequality, though they also don’t improve it. One of the Biden Administration’s top two environmental priorities, along … Continue Reading Environmental Markets and Environmental Justice
It’s time to reform how we lease public lands for fossil fuel extraction. When I drove across the country in my late teens, the wind of the prairies blowing through … Continue Reading This Land Is Your Land….
The Texas crisis need not be the death of dynamic pricing. The Texas energy disaster last month will yield many important lessons for assuring resource adequacy in a time of increasingly … Continue Reading Texas, Hedg’Em
Residential electricity prices in California are on an unsustainable path. The year 2021 has already had its fair share of energy and climate news: a slew of executive orders in … Continue Reading Ensuring Equity in California’s Energy Transition