Expert solutions for climate change mitigation
We provide credible, impartial, and actionable assessment with the goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions to near zero
We inform near‑term decisions by combining legal, policy, and technical analyses
We suggest options for modifying a post-2020 version of California’s cap-and-trade system to fit within the constraints of two major tax regulations, Propositions 13 and 26.
Using tools developed by Near Zero, a team of researchers has completed the largest expert survey yet on any energy technology.
California’s carbon market entered a new and volatile phase in early 2016. Here, we review the recent performance of the market and its critical implications for the future of state energy and climate policy.
For California to achieve deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, in line with a recent bill, SB 32, will require building a broad coalition to back the needed steps.
Even though the office I work in is full of people claiming to be willing to sacrifice a little bit for the greater good, we can’t get people to cooperate enough to maintain a steady flow of drinkable coffee.
In May, California’s quarterly cap-and-trade auction imploded. California’s cap-and-trade policy is widely seen as the leading example of state carbon pricing. So what happened?