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  • The Sharing Economy is Learning How to Ride a Bike

    February 20, 2018 by Meredith Fowlie

    The sharing economy wants to fight congestion and pollution … with bicycles. Moving to a foreign country has a way of spurring experiments with lifestyle change. Our family has temporarily relocated to Switzerland where my kids have happily adjusted to the Swiss norms of chocolate, cheese, and snow consumption. ... Read More

  • The Evergreen State's Golden Opportunity to Lead on Climate

    February 12, 2018 by Lucas Davis

    How often do you have an opportunity to change history? The Washington State legislature does right now. Back in my old home state of Washington, Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson and the rest of the State legislature has an opportunity to make Washington the first U.S. state with a carbon tax. ... Read More

  • How Much Do Residential Consumers Respond to the Price of Natural Gas?

    February 5, 2018 by Maximilian Auffhammer (co-authored with Ed Rubin)

    There are many ways to scramble an egg. Thomas Keller, Gordon Ramsey and Alice Waters all do it differently, yet they agree on one thing: you better do it over a natural gas stove. Households also use natural gas to heat water for showers, operate dryers, and maybe most importantly run furnaces to stay warm in the winter. ... Read More

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