January 24, 2022

Colluding Against Environmental Regulation

In July 2021, three of Germany’s largest automakers, BMW, Daimler, and Volkswagen, settled with the European Commission (EC) to pay […]

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January 12, 2022

Why Do Firms Issue Green Bonds?

Green finance certification allows investors to link their decisions to firms’ commitments toward the environment. Green bonds are the most […]

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December 16, 2021

Large Scale Wind Power Investment’s Impact on Wholesale Electricity Markets

Wind energy plays a critical role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by providing carbon-free and low marginal cost energy. In […]

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December 1, 2021

Global Externalities, Local Policies, and Firm Selection

How to fight global problems without hurting the local welfare? Economists are increasingly confronting this question: Whether it relates to […]

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November 19, 2021

Will the Climate Crisis Force America to Reconsider Nuclear Power?

Despite providing nearly 9% of California’s electricity generation, and accounting for 15% of its clean-energy production, Diablo Canyon is set […]

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November 17, 2021

At UN Climate Change Conference, Trying to “Keep 1.5 Alive”

A delegation from MIT traveled to Glasgow for COP26, where international negotiators sought to keep global climate goals on track. […]

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