Cleaner gasoline could be the key to reducing ozone in Mexico City. This Spring, Mexico City has been choking under some of its worst smog conditions in years. The problem is ozone. … Continue Reading Stop Blaming Drivers for Mexico City’s Smog
Most discussions about energy in the developing world quickly turn to the 1.3 billion people who don’t have access to electricity. Many initiatives are focused on serving these people, such … Continue Reading The Developing World Is Connecting to the Power Grid, but Reliability Lags
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
Facility-level GHG caps would undermine climate policies and hurt California’s economy Capping greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at individual facilities is a bad idea whose time, unfortunately, may have come in … Continue Reading One Stone, No Birds
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
When you listen closely to debates over California climate change policy, it becomes clear that the disagreements are along two dimensions: what is the best approach to meeting the state’s … Continue Reading What Do We Want From California Climate Policy?