New Energy Institute paper asks what the “electrify everything” movement could mean for natural gas customers who are left behind. (Today’s post is co-authored by Catherine Hausman, an associate professor … Continue Reading Who Will Pay for Legacy Utility Costs?
If a cap is not really a cap, what does that make an offset? Even though the Biden administration has made it very clear that they do not want to … Continue Reading When Did Environmentalists Stop Hugging Trees?
Accounting for equity in social cost calculations has huge consequences. I have been really uncool for most of my life and continue to be proud of that fact. All the … Continue Reading Shouldn’t We Weight?
To site new generation we must develop inclusive processes that don’t just reward the most influential. When you fly into Maui, at some point on the approach to Kahului airport … Continue Reading Finding Homes for Wind and Solar
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
Electricity is replacing on-site fossil fuel consumption for U.S. home heating, and energy prices explain why. Berkeley was the first, but now more than thirty municipalities in California have enacted … Continue Reading What Matters for Electrification?
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