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…

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…

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 13, 2017 Categories: California Clean Energy Climate Change

Welcome to California, Mr. Secretary

by Comms Team

Secretary Zinke, Welcome to California! I hear you’re here to talk infrastructure and parks with our Governor, as well as…

March 16, 2017 Categories: California Climate Change Low-Carbon Fuel Uncategorized

When they go low, we start below sea level and go high!

by Comms Team

Every once in awhile at NextGen America, we leave our wonk desks and hit the road for climate action. At the start of March, a few of us…

January 18, 2017 Categories: Climate Change

Thanks Obama!

by Dan Lashof

President Obama leaves office this week having compiled an outstanding, and largely under-appreciated environmental record. In the last month, he has run the table with actions, determinations, and…