January 16, 2018 Categories: California Clean Energy Climate Change

Investing in a Balanced Climate Policy Portfolio

This blog is part 3 of a series on California’s climate policies to meet its 2030 pollution reduction target and beyond. Read part…

by David Weiskopf

January 16, 2018 Categories: California Climate Change

What’s in a Cap? How California Should Design the Cap and Trade Price Ceiling.

by Colin Murphy

This blog, on designing the price ceiling for California’s cap and trade system, is part 2 of a series on California’s climate policies to meet its 2030 pollution…

January 10, 2018 Categories: California Clean Energy Climate Change

Getting California’s Climate Rules Right

This blog is part 1 of a series on California’s climate policies to meet its 2030 pollution reduction target and beyond. Read part 2 and…

November 27, 2017 Categories: Clean Energy Fossil Fuels Low-Carbon Fuel

Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Electric School Buses are Transporting Kids to School and a Cleaner Future

by Aaron Burgess

This post was guest-authored for NextGen by our Coro Fellow, Tim Ryan Just over a year ago, we wrote…

October 10, 2017 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change

Will Trump’s Dirty Power Plan Slow Clean Energy Progress?

In a word: Yes. By signing a proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan today, EPA Administrator Scott…

September 26, 2017 Categories: Clean Energy Climate Change Fossil Fuels

Can We Hold Global Warming to “Well Below” 2 Degrees?

The Paris Climate Agreement (which is not going to be renegotiated, regardless of what President Trump wants) calls for holding global warming to “well below 2°C above preindustrial…

September 11, 2017 Categories: California Clean Energy Climate Change Low-Carbon Fuel

The Power of Cheap Batteries, or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Fast Chargers

by Colin Murphy

A few weeks ago, there was a fascinating, multi-threaded twitter conversation among energy policy wonks about how lithium-ion batteries have become cheap, the pace of innovation and how…

July 26, 2017 Categories: California Clean Energy

Here’s the Deal on California’s World-Leading Climate and Clean Air Legislation

Governor Jerry Brown signed crucial legislation this week that fortifies California’s world-leading climate policies and strengthens the state’s commitment to ensuring…

June 05, 2017 Categories: Climate Change

We’ll Always Have Paris

Bill McKibben has brilliantly explored the ramifications of President Trump’s stupid and reckless decision to pull the United States out…

April 27, 2017 Categories: California

The California Electric Vehicle Initiative Moves Forward

Yesterday I testified before the California Assembly Communications and Conveyance Committee in favor of a bill authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting to direct the Public Utilities Commission to…