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
Last week one of the biggest environmental scandals since the Deepwater Horizon disaster made its way to somewhere near the bottom of page 11 of most major newspapers. VW admitted … Continue Reading VW’s Deepwater Horizon?
I suspect a fair number of you know what I mean by energy tourism – sure, you’re up for sight-seeing and museums, but you also note the local gas prices, … Continue Reading Energy Tourism: The Tesla Taxi in Oslo
The release of the IPCC Synthesis Report earlier this month underscores the need for swift and aggressive action to combat climate change. With the shifting control of Congress, answering that … Continue Reading Cross-state power flows complicate the Clean Power Plan
Last week, following years of anticipation, the shoe finally dropped on EPA carbon regulations. Two or three things are notable in this. First, we’re on the road to a national climate policy! … Continue Reading EPA and climate regulation: Mind the gaps
With yesterday’s historical release of the EPA’s new carbon emissions policy, I took an extra day to comb through and digest the news. I have organized my intermediate microeconomics class … Continue Reading The Yoga Theorem
You know this already, but let’s review: Climate change is a global emissions problem. California produces about 1% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Over the next few decades, the … Continue Reading It’s Time to Refocus California’s Climate Strategy