Near ZeroExpert solutions for decarbonizing energy
Achieving near-zero greenhouse gas emissions requires transforming the global energy system
Near Zero evaluates opportunities for progress toward that goal using scientific data, modeling, and the range of expert views
We provide credible, impartial, and actionable assessment to support policy and investment decisions
Quantifying expert consensus against the existence of a secret, large-scale atmospheric spraying program
Well-understood physical and chemical processes can easily explain the alleged evidence of a secret, large-scale atmospheric spraying program, commonly referred to as “chemtrails”
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.
To accelerate affordable, zero-emission energy at global scale, additional funds for research and development (R&D) should be allocated across a broad portfolio, according to a Near Zero expert elicitation, with more than half the funds going toward electricity and transportation.
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?