Both Max and Lucas have recently written on this blog about the need to price gasoline appropriately. I agree with them…mostly. I mean, how could I disagree with them? I’m … Continue Reading Driving Taxes for the 21st Century
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?
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?
Today’s release of the final Clean Power Plan by President Obama ushers in an exciting period of change on US power grids. Wind and solar energy will get a big … Continue Reading What We Can Learn from Germany’s Windy, Sunny Electric Grid
On March 11, 2011 I was sitting in a coffee shop in Berlin, dressed appropriately in a black turtleneck and leather jacket, reading about the terrible Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear disaster. … Continue Reading Exiting Coal?
Renewable energy proponents and advocates of the Keystone pipeline finally agree on something: that the right way to count “job creation” is to focus narrowly on the jobs in the … Continue Reading The Job Creation Shuffle
About a year ago, I blogged about the fossil fuel divestment movement at universities, arguing that it is unlikely to have any effect, and that even if it did it … Continue Reading What’s a University to do about Climate Change?