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  • An Unlikely 1970s-Era Environmentalist

    August 14, 2017 by Catherine Wolfram

    There was a lot of breaking news during the summer of 1974. Watergate was in full swing, culminating in President Nixon’s resignation on August 8, oil prices were skyrocketing, and Patty Hearst was still held by kidnappers. ... Read More

  • The Renewable Energy Auction Revolution

    August 7, 2017 by Meredith Fowlie

    There’s a revolution happening in the world of renewable energy policy. At last count, 48 countries had adopted auction-based approaches to subsidizing renewables, with an additional 27 countries seriously considering the idea. ... Read More

  • Making Policy in an Uncertain World

    July 31, 2017 by Severin Borenstein

    In one of the best commencement speeches ever, the Australian composer, lyricist, and comedian, Tim Minchin told students at University of Western Australia, “We must think critically and not just about the ideas of others. Be hard on your beliefs. Take them out onto the veranda and hit them with a cricket bat.” ... Read More

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