Climate

Scholarly Publications

A Herd Mentality in the Design of International Environmental Agreements?

February 2005

When addressing an externality such as air pollution, regulators can control policy inputs (e.g., pollution taxes and technology standards) or outputs (e.g., emission caps).

Political Economy and the Hydrogen Revolution

September 2003

In recent years, the professional punditry has lofted hydrogen into the firmament of technological wonders.

Impact of Power Sector Reforms on Technology, Efficiency and Emissions: Case Study of Andhra Pradesh, India

March 2004

The study traces the pattern of development of the electricity sector in India through a case study of the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Other Publications

A New Currency: Climate Change and Carbon Credits

July 2004

A new currency is emerging in world markets.

Environment Gridlock

February 2009

One effect of the new Obama administration's global charm is that America could be let out of the environmental doghouse.

Living With Coal: Climate Policy's Most Inconvenient Truth

September 2009

News

Nuclear Energy Can Play A Role In Zero-Carbon Grid

July 2015

Professor Frank Wolak was recently interviewed by Julian Spector of CityLab regarding the use of nuclear energy in a zero-carbon grid.

Events

Workshop on Power Market Reforms and Global Climate Change

January 27, 2005

This meeting will focus on the intersection of two crucial challenges for the organization of energy infrastructures in the developing world.

Energy Security

October 13, 2005

"Energy security" is an elastic concept.

Projects

Instruments of Energy and Environmental Policy

Instruments of Energy Policy, hosted by the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, brings to Stanford four notable researchers...
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Mark's profile picture Mark C. Thurber Associate Director for Research at PESD, Social Science Research Scholar