Policy Digests

September 19, 2019Climate Change and Financial Risks
September 11, 2019Fossil Fuels, the Building Industry, and Human Health Evaluating Toxicity in Architectural Plastics
August 5, 2019It’s Ideology, Stupid Why Voters Still Shun Carbon Taxes
July 25, 2019Extra-Metabolic Energy The Power to Sustain or Destroy
July 11, 2019Bye-Bye Bus Ride-Hail in Philadelphia
July 11, 2019Your Uber Has Arrived How Ridesharing Expands Access, Increases Emissions, and Changes Cities
July 2, 2019Follow the Carbon The Case for Neighborhood-Level Carbon Footprints
June 18, 2019Superblocks Barcelona's Plan to Free Itself from Cars
May 16, 2019Self-Imposed Emission Limits Is There a Case for Pennsylvania and RGGI
April 24, 2019Why Carbon Pricing Falls Short And What to Do About It
April 1, 2019The Long Goodbye Why Some Nations Can’t Kick the Coal Habit
March 21, 2019Powering Our Future with Trash
March 5, 2019Black Market Crude Organized Crime and Environmental Externalities in Nigeria's Oil Sector
February 25, 2019Targeting Net Zero Emissions A New Focus for a More Effective Climate Policy
February 4, 2019Plugging the Leaks Why Existing Financial Incentives Aren't Enough to Reduce Methane
November 28, 2018Wrong About Urbanization? How Emerging Factors Could Shift People Away from Cities
November 7, 2018Competitive Imperative Choices for Pennsylvania's Energy Future
March 22, 2018Plugging In Energy Demand in Indian Residences
March 15, 2018Energy and the Blockchain Opportunities and Challenges for Climate and Energy Governance
March 8, 2018Water, Waste, Energy Lessons from Coca-Cola in Africa
January 29, 2018Sea Change Desalination and the Water-Energy Nexus
January 11, 2018Water Issues in California
December 14, 2017Climate Policy in a Disorganized World Separate versus Single Markets for Externalities
October 5, 2017Tilting at Windmills The Emerging U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Industry
June 28, 2017Hot Topics on Climate Change
June 23, 2017Why Some Nations Choose Nuclear Power
May 31, 2017The Carbon Tax A Bargain for Conservatives
April 27, 2017Ending Fossil Fuel Tax Subsidies Removing Tax Preferences for Domestic Oil and Gas Production
March 31, 2017Comparative Pathways to Regional Energy Transition
March 23, 2017Energy Market Shock Absorbers Waiving Environmental Regulations in Response to Fuel Market Disruptions
March 15, 2017Stalled: Make Big Trucks More Fuel Efficient with Smarter Infrastructure Investment
February 27, 2017PG&E Battery Demonstration Implications for the Energy Storage Value Stack
February 3, 2017Aligning Local Logic with Global Need A Path Towards Sturdier Mitigation Policy
September 10, 2016Lessons from Alberta: How to Implement a Carbon Tax
August 10, 2016Taxing the Tar Sands
June 3, 2016Developing the High-Res Grid Deploying Synchrophasor Technology for Grid Modernization
April 28, 2016Computing the Right Price Signal for the Social Cost of Carbon
February 26, 2016Of Corn and Climate Change: Ethanol in America
February 11, 2016Electric Utility Trends in Pennsylvania (2005-2014)
December 4, 2015The Coal Dilemma
November 4, 2015From Coal to Clean How China is Revolutionizing the Transition to Renewable Power
November 4, 2015Should Maximum Contingency Fuel be Regulated for U.S. Civil Aviation? An Analysis of Contingency Fuel Uplift Practices and Costs
September 30, 2015How Attractive Are Fuel-Economy Standards?
September 2, 2015A Tale of Two Taxes Impact Fee and the Severance Tax in Pennsylvania
June 1, 2015Choices in Regulatory Program Design and Enforcement
May 5, 2015Oil Trains and the PA Public Utility Commission Pathways to Enhanced Crude-by-Rail Safety in Pennsylvania
April 7, 2015The Stakes Are High for a Philadelphia Energy Hub In Search of Better Outcomes for All