The state faces enormous challenges to prevent the catastrophic wildfires of recent years.
Free trade for green trade: To support clean energy, open up trade in green technology
By Jonas Meckling and Llewelyn Hughes In the run-up to the Paris talks at the end of the year, governments are preparing their strategies to negotiate national emissions reduction targets. But elsewhere, a different battle is unfolding as firms and governments compete to try to capture the benefits of the rise of the new green … Continue reading »
Coal-rich Kosovo can lead on clean energy, with forward-looking international cooperation
Over the past decade, plans for 160 new coal fired power plants in the United States have been scrapped, largely due to rising costs and an inability to compete in today’s energy markets. That’s because the cost of once-“expensive” clean energy has fallen dramatically, while “cheap” fossil fuels are increasingly expensive in economic, health, and … Continue reading »