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  • California's Carbon Border Wall!

    May 22, 2017 by Meredith Fowlie

    With all that’s been happening in Washington DC, you may have taken your finger off the pulse of California climate change policy. But now’s a good time to check back in. There’s a new cap-and-trade proposal in town, and it’s turning lots of heads in the state capital. ... Read More

  • One Stone, No Birds

    May 15, 2017 by Severin Borenstein

    Capping greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at individual facilities is a bad idea whose time, unfortunately, may have come in California. Unlike a statewide cap or tax on emitting GHGs, facility-specific caps have essentially zero support among environmental economists, as I discussed in a blog in January. ... Read More

  • Evidence of a Decline in Electricity Use by U.S. Households

    May 8, 2017 by Lucas Davis

    Americans tend to use more and more of everything.  As incomes have risen, we buy more food, live in larger homes, travel more, spend more on health care, and, yes, use more energy. Between 1950 and 2010, U.S. residential electricity consumption per capita increased 10-fold, an annual increase of 4% per year.... Read More


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