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  • Do Utilities Like Heat Waves?

    July 17, 2017 by Catherine Wolfram

    We had a heat wave in Berkeley last month. I know, a high temperature of 88°Fahrenheit doesn’t sound very hot to most people, but we’re not used to it and our house is neither air-conditioned nor super well insulated. ... Read More

  • Energy Dominance

    July 10, 2017 by Maximilian Auffhammer

    A reporter recently called me and asked me what I thought of the term “energy dominance”, which had been recently introduced by President Trump and his cabinet. I had never heard it before. Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy, explained it as follows: ... Read More

  • Bringing Fairness to Energy Programs

    July 5, 2017 by Andrew Campbell

    Energy programs for low-income households are on the chopping block. President Trump’s proposed federal budget would eliminate energy programs including the $270 million per year Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). ... Read More


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