Category: Energy Policy

We can’t separate sustainable energy practices from the policies that enable or prevent them.

What Your Business Gains from the Supreme Court’s FERC Decision and What To Do Next

You might not think of your business as a wholesale power producer, but demand response is now on track to make the market for negawatts as lucrative as rooftop solar watts.

Paris Accord Approved at COP21

“This is a small gavel, but it is capable of great things,” said Laurent Fabius in declaring the climate accord unanimously approved.

Is the Hydropower-Dependent Northwest Ready for an Extended Version of 2015?

The warm 2014-15 water year is a dress rehearsal for 2050, a University of Washington climate scientist told utilities and conservationists in Seattle. Continue reading

COP21’s Architecture Matters More than the Exact Quantities of CO2

We’ve heard ad nauseum that the commitments brought to Paris yesterday won’t stop global warming, but the real goal is more farsighted and complex: