Cold Snap: New England Doesn’t Need More Natural Gas

Cold Snap: New England Doesn’t Need More Natural Gas

New Englanders aren’t likely to forget the cold snap that hit the region at the start of 2018. Even though temperatures were bone-chilling during those two weeks, it is worth noting that New England does not need more pipeline for natural gas. Read on to find out why.

Update on CoP23: “We Are Still In”

Update on CoP23: “We Are Still In”

You may have heard the news today that Trump has started waffling on his stance on whether the U.S. should participate in the Paris Agreement. We decided to take a look at the most recent United Nations' CoP (Conference of the Parties) and what individual groups (i.e. not the federal government) are doing in the U.S. to meet the Paris Agreement's goals. 

Are Climate Damages Immeasurably Bad?

Are Climate Damages Immeasurably Bad?

It is a paradox of climate economics: How can we know that a few degrees of global warming will be very bad for us, when we do not know how to measure how bad it will be? Our friend and environmental economist, Dr. Frank Ackerman, explores this topic in this week's blog post.