Energy Markets

Energy Markets

Supplying energy to homes and businesses requires a complex regulatory and commodity structure. In the face of challenges like population growth, increased urbanization and climate change, how energy is produced, dispersed, and used is changing rapidly. What will electricity generation and supply look like a decade from now? What are the most efficient regulations to cut emissions? And how can a price on carbon be realized?

EPIC in the News

Dec 15 2014
Quartz: Chart of the Year: Catastrophic costs, natural and financial

EPIC researcher Amir Jina and his colleague Solomon Hsiang from the University of California-Berkeley honored by Quartz for having the Chart of the Year.

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Dec 09 2014
UChicago Irrigation Project Joins White House Climate Data Initiative

New data will help drive studies on irrigation, water availability, and crop yield.

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Dec 04 2014
New Report: Maintaining a Reliable Value of the Cost of Climate Change

Economists urge regular updating and review of cost of climate impacts estimate.

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NY Times Op-Ed: The Next Big Climate Question: Will India Follow China?

NY Times Op-Ed: The Next Big Climate Question: Will India Follow China? photo

EPIC's Director Michael Greenstone writes in the NY Times UpShot blog why India could follow China in setting emissions standards to confront climate change, but also deadly pollution.

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