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Monday, August 21, 2017

Shot and chaser



In my latest post for the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, I discuss two new reports that describe the potential of technological innovation on decarbonization, and the immensity of current decarbonization challenges.




Monday, August 7, 2017

It’s Time for a Market-Oriented Approach to Clean Energy Investment in Pennsylvania


In my latest post for the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, I discuss two important new reports that recommend the creation of a Green Bank in Pennsylvania to unlock billions of dollars' worth of clean energy and energy efficiency projects.



Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Side Effects Include…A Rare Opportunity for Pennsylvania


My latest post for the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania discusses the development of rare earth element resources, which may be a big environmental and economic opportunity for Pennsylvania.

I worked on this issue with the U.S. Department of Energy when I was Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Among other things, I convened geologists from DEP and our sister agency DCNR - great public servants all - to see how the Commonwealth could support this important work from a technical standpoint.

There is significant potential here.




Tuesday, June 20, 2017

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is


My latest post for the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania discusses a new report that questions a widely-heralded study claiming that the US can achieve 100% renewable energy by 2055.



Friday, June 2, 2017

Leaving Paris, and Sanity: A Bad Deal for America and Future Generations

In my latest post for the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, I comment on President Trump's appalling decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement - a dark moment in history and an ominous one for our shared future.