This is a legacy site from a year long Policy Research Project on climate change and the major economies. I continue to write in this space. To see some of my subsequent work in this space, go to my professional webpage.
The world’s largest concentrated solar plant (CSP) opened earlier this year in California, and the United States is not alone in its quest to become a major supplier of solar power, and to shift the demand for power necessary to desalinate onto renewables. In California, where drought has reached an… read more
Three-quarters of Turkey’s emissions come from the energy sector. Not only is energy already the greatest source of emissions, the demand is also growing steadily. In 2010 the demand rose by 9.4%, almost double the world average of 5.6% and triple the 3.5% increase of the other OECD countries. (This… read more