Full Title: Four Policy Principles for Energy Innovation & Climate Change: A Synthesis
Author(s): Clean Air Task Force and the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University
Publisher(s): Clean Air Task Force
Publication Date: 5/2010
Length: 12 pages, PDF
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There is now little doubt that reducing global carbon dioxide emissions to address climate change at a societally acceptable cost will require substantial innovation in energy systems and technologies over the coming decades. We do not appear to be on that innovation path, however.
Over the last two years, several independent teams have sifted through history, experience and best practices on technology and energy innovation to suggest how we might get on that path. The teams include researchers organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Georgetown University, the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Brookings Institution, the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, the National Commission on Energy Policy, Arizona State University’s Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, the Clean Air Task Force, and Clean Air-Cool Planet.