Available for pre-order from Amazon.com! An examination of barriers that impede and incentives that motivate the global development and deployment of cleaner energy technologies, with case studies from China.
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See my op-ed in globalpost about how the new EPA carbon dioxide regulations give the Obama Administration new standing in international climate policy.
In a new article in Daedalus, I explore the motivations behind government policy on renewable energy. How do you explain that some countries are much more supportive of renewables than others? This issue of Daedalus is Volume 2 of a … Continue reading
Charlie Wilson, Arnulf Grubler, Greg Nemet and I have a new article in Nature Climate Change that finds that efficient end-use technologies contribute large potential emission reductions and provide higher social returns on investment than energy-supply technologies. Yet, public institutions, … Continue reading
This new article in the Summer issue of Issues in Science and Technology emphasizes the social dimensions of energy innovation, especially the question of what makes consumers adopt more efficient energy technologies. Written together with John Randell of the American … Continue reading
In a new article in the Annual Review of Environment and Resources my co-authors Arnulf Grubler, Gregory Nemet, and Charlie Wilson and I explore the concept of an energy technology innovation system. This article derives from a chapter we wrote … Continue reading
In this opinion piece for the Financial Times, we argue that the preliminary decision to impose dumping tariffs on imports of solar panels from China is short sighted and contrary to U.S. interests. Co-authored with Kevin P. Gallagher of Boston … Continue reading
Colleague Laura Diaz Anadon of the Harvard Kennedy School and I have tracked the U.S. energy RD&D budgets for the past several years, building upon earlier work by Paul de Sa, Ambuj Sagar, and John Holdren. We have now updated … Continue reading