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 […]SEE FULL ARTICLE
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 […]SEE FULL ARTICLE
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 […]SEE FULL ARTICLE
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 […]SEE FULL ARTICLE
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 […]SEE FULL ARTICLE
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. […]SEE FULL ARTICLE