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GET TIMELY INSIGHTS. Our blog showcases a variety of voices from our home at the University of Pennsylvania—including faculty, students, staff, senior fellows, and visiting scholars. Opinions and perspectives are from the authors; not the Kleinman Center.

Apr09
2019

The Kleinman Center Explores Energy Storage

Isabelle Ji
As the demand for energy grows, there is a need for more reliable and cleaner sources of energy. A recent panel explored the state of today’s energy storage.
Apr03
2019

Puerto Rico’s Three Major Energy Policy Challenges

Mark Hughes
At a conference in San Juan, thought leaders gather to discuss innovation amidst crisis.
Mar27
2019

Direct Air Capture Technology Takes a Big Step Forward

Oscar Serpell
$68 million will now go towards commercial deployment of direct air capture of atmospheric CO2. It is a huge step forward, but will barely make a dent in global demand for negative emissions. 
Mar26
2019

As Carbon Pricing Proposals Multiply, What's the Right Carbon Price?

Andy Stone
New carbon pricing initiatives in Washington set ambitious price targets that may not fly in the current political climate. Existing cap and trade markets may show what pricing will work.
Mar25
2019

Yamal LNG: Success Has Many Fathers, Indeed

Anna Mikulska
In Russia, Novatek's success in liquid natural gas is tied to smart moves and serendipity.
Mar06
2019

To Make Sure Utilities Survive, California Needs Liability Law Reform

Carolyn Kousky
As much as global warming is to blame for PG&E’s financial woes, state policy is equally responsible.
Mar04
2019

Will China's EV Leadership Bring Global Automotive Dominance?

Andy Stone
Any future Chinese EV hegemony assumes that global auto incumbents have been asleep at the wheel.
Feb27
2019

Pennsylvania’s ZEC Bill Reveal

Christina Simeone
Though outdated, an early draft of PA's nuclear subsidy bill looks to be expensive, and represents a telling evolution in zero emissions credit policy.
Feb27
2019

Can the U.S. Meet Green New Deal Emissions Targets?

Mark Alan Hughes
At the Kleinman Center, we are launching research into the Green New Deal, exploring its tenets and providing an assessment of our country’s potential to meet the emissions targets it outlines.
Feb19
2019

Climate Goes Mainstream

Andy Stone
The seismic upshift in mainstream media’s attention to climate reflects the interests of its market.

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