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  • Cooling India

    July 24, 2017 by Lucas Davis

    Globally, 2017 will likely end up one of the three hottest years on record.  Nowhere does this matter more than India, where temperatures last year in Rajasthan reached 124 degrees Fahrenheit (51 degrees Celsius). ... Read More

  • 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


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