LATEST RESEARCH

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EXPANDING SOLAR ACCESS

Rooftop solar has disproportionately benefited wealthier households.  What are the barriers and opportunities for reaching low-to-moderate income (LMI) communities? 

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MOTIVATIONS FOR GOING SOLAR

New policies have dramatically changed the market for rooftop solar. How do consumers perceive the costs and benefits? What are the opportunities for increasing uptake? Who is likely to adopt next? 

CARBON DIOXIDE REMOVAL

Limiting climate change to 2 C may be impossible without different forms of CDR. How does the public perceive these strategies? Do they pose a moral hazard for limiting fossil fuel use?

 

Image: Rosamund Pearce for CarbonBrief.org 

HOUSEHOLD ENERGY INVESTMENTS

What do we know about encouraging households to invest in energy-efficient and low carbon technologies? Who is likely to adopt? What policy interventions work best? 

Looking Out the Car Window

MILLENNIAL TRAVEL BEHAVIOR

How do Millennial attitudes toward cars and driving compare to those of prior generations?  

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Kim Wolske

Harris Public Policy, University of Chicago

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Chicago, IL 60637