CGEP Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman examines four concerns that carbon tax supporters have raised with the design of Initiative 1631 in Washington state. For each, he highlights the consensus of economists on how a carbon tax should be designed (in theory) and compares those recommendations to the details of Initiative 1631.
CGEP Scholar Katherine Spector attempts to quantify short-term and longer-term GOM waterborne crude export capacity. The piece also raises questions about whether sharp growth in non-energy waterborne trade via the Gulf will have a positive or negative effect on decongestion of the energy trade, and whether the type of companies involved in developing new export infrastructure matters for the development of this market.
Host Bill Loveless talks to Jim Hempstead of Moody's about how environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are becoming increasingly important to judging the credit worthiness of electric utilities.
As part of Climate Week NYC, the Center on Global Energy Policy, Climate Group, and Initiative for Sustainable Energy (ISEP) at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies hosted a presentation on long term deep decarbonization...
Join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a presentation and discussion of the IEA's World Energy Investment 2018 with Alessandro Blasi, Senior Programme Officer and Michael Waldron, Energy Investment Analyst at the IEA. World Energy Investment...
Host Bill Loveless visits Greentown Labs in Somerville, MA, and meets with its CEO, Dr. Emily Reichert, to talk about the outlook for clean technology in the U.S. and what programs like hers can do to help entrepreneurs get off the ground.
Last June, dozens of flights were canceled for multiple days at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The culprit? Extreme heat, grounding planes not able to operate at temperatures above 118 degrees Fahrenheit.
Bill Loveless talks to Carlos Torres, a former official with Consolidated Edison in New York, and the man assigned by the Governor of Puerto Rico with the difficult task of coordinating the restoration of electricity for the island.