We’re making much more progress decarbonizing the electricity sector than decarbonizing transport. The transport and electricity sectors are the two behemoths in climate circles, together accounting for about half of … Continue Reading A Tale of Two Sectors
Today’s post is co-authored with Reed Walker. The benefits of additional air pollution regulation exceed the costs to industry by ten to one on average, according to a new analysis. … Continue Reading Is Air Pollution Regulation Too Stringent?
New Energy Institute research charts a path to lower methane emissions. Last month, the French company ENGIE hit the brakes on a multi-billion-dollar contract to import liquified natural gas from … Continue Reading Where There’s a Well There’s a Way
A Biden presidency could use new tools to increase the efficiency of appliances. In our last apartment we had a classic GE refrigerator. As a card-carrying, energy nerd, I pulled … Continue Reading The Weakening of Energy Efficiency Standards
How have CO2 emissions and energy use changed over the last 3 years and 9 months? It feels like there’s been breaking news every few hours recently. To counter that, … Continue Reading Energy and Climate Trends Since President Trump’s Election
Tweaking the market will help, but so will recognizing its limits. After California’s May allowance auction settled at the minimum price and generated almost no revenues for the state, the … Continue Reading Understanding and Refining Emissions Markets
Industry and utility customers should chip in to support the carbon price floor. The Covid-19 crisis has led to all sorts of dramatic changes in lifestyles and economies. The energy … Continue Reading The High Cost of Low Carbon Prices