Tagged: infrastructure

A once in a generation opportunity - The Dismal Science

Donal Curtin Mar 10, 2016

I’m going to be talking about infrastructure, but first let’s detour back to August 1968. President Johnson is waging the Vietnam War, the Warsaw Pact forces have invaded Czechoslovakia. In Dublin I have just turned 17, and I’m hoping that José Feliciano’s Come on baby light my fire will encourage one of the prettier girls from St Louis Rathmines to … Read More

How fast can we transition to a low-carbon energy system? - Guest Work

Guest Author Dec 02, 2015

Paul N Edwards, University of Michigan The world’s nations are convening in traumatized Paris to hammer out commitments to slow down global climate change. Any long-term solution will require “decarbonizing” the world energy economy – that is, shifting to power sources that use little or no fossil fuel. How fast can this happen, and what could we do to … Read More

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