16 News Items Found
August 19, 2022
Big New Incentives for Clean Energy Aren’t Enough – the Inflation Reduction Act Was Just the First Step, Now the Hard Work Begins
Read More in The Conversation
The Inflation Reduction Act's incentives for clean energy technology aren't enough — the biggest need domestically is for more infrastructure and stricter environmental regulations, wrote Baker Institute Rice Faculty Scholar Daniel Cohan.
July 6, 2022
While a Supreme Court ruling last week limited the EPA's authority, Congress and environmental agencies have other options for reducing emissions, said Baker Institute Rice faculty scholar Dan Cohen. Read his comments on what the decision will and won't mean.Read more in Texas Climate News.
May 18, 2022
“In every other energy market, we've been willing to buy and sell from neighbors around the country and around the world. Why we don't do that with electricity really baffles me,” said scholar Dan Cohan as heat waves threaten Texas grid operations.Read more at CBS-Austin news.
March 28, 2022
"Texas still burns more coal and emits more sulfur dioxide and other pollution than any other state," said Baker Institute Rice Faculty Scholar Dan Cohan. "Even though a transition is inevitable, it’s urgent that we move off coal as quickly as possible to improve air quality and health.”Read more at Futurity.
February 6, 2022
Last week's Texas freeze may only have been a minor test, but the state's added wind and solar power are creating a "more diversified and more balanced supply," said the Baker Institute's Dan Cohan. "Texas has been adding solar farms faster than any state has in U.S. history."Learn more at ABC-13 news.