Environment Energy

Bloomberg View -
April 22, 2014
Writing in Bloomberg View, Stephen Comello and Stefan J. Reichelstein propose an alternative to an Environmental Protection Agency plan to curb emissions.
April 15, 2014
The former CEO of BP discusses climate change, fracking, and fossil fuel abundance.
Solar panels
November 5, 2013
Report from Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance outlines four scenarios for industry “glocalization."
Uganda fieldwork
October 4, 2013
A group of economists turns to an unusual source for funding: strangers.
Suntech headquarters
June 7, 2013
How a mad dash into a burgeoning sector turned into a scramble for support.
oil rig worker
May 7, 2013
A study of oil rigs shows that a different approach to male-dominated environments can change corporate culture.
January 30, 2013
Research on derivatives concludes they can add to a company’s leverage and market value.
workers installing a solar panel
December 13, 2012
Sunrun's Ed Fenster discusses his business and the economics of solar power.
Slate.com -
November 29, 2012
Jeff Ball, a Stanford scholar-in-residence, explores why U.S. entrepreneurs are looking to China for coal-burning technology.
Stanford Law School -
November 14, 2012
The Brookings Institution and Stanford’s Steyer-Taylor Center outline reforms to cut the cost of clean energy finance.
April 15, 2014
The former CEO of BP discusses climate change, fracking, and fossil fuel abundance.
Solar panels
November 5, 2013
Report from Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance outlines four scenarios for industry “glocalization."
Suntech headquarters
June 7, 2013
How a mad dash into a burgeoning sector turned into a scramble for support.
oil rig worker
May 7, 2013
A study of oil rigs shows that a different approach to male-dominated environments can change corporate culture.
workers installing a solar panel
December 13, 2012
Sunrun's Ed Fenster discusses his business and the economics of solar power.
Guys on a moped with birds overhead
November 2, 2012
A Stanford GSB student looks at the value of renewable energy in the developing world.
Brenden Millstein
September 25, 2012
How Brenden Millstein's Carbon Lighthouse helps businesses conserve more energy.
Tainan, Taiwan, sunset
July 24, 2012
A key player in creating Taiwan's semiconductor industry explains the role of technology in improving energy efficiency.
China Shale Gas Line
July 16, 2012
Former U.S. Defense Secretary William Perry joins the head of the U.S-China Energy Forum to explain why shale gas “has the potential to change everything.”
photo of lab tech making solar panel
June 6, 2012
A conversation with Stefan Reichelstein on the economics of solar power.
Uganda fieldwork
October 4, 2013
A group of economists turns to an unusual source for funding: strangers.
January 30, 2013
Research on derivatives concludes they can add to a company’s leverage and market value.
September 8, 2010
Stanford experts have concluded that in the event of a nuclear detonation, people in large metropolitan areas are better off sheltering-in-place in basements for 12-24 hours than trying to evacuate immediately, unless a lengthy warning period is provided.
June 1, 2010
Consumer and environmental groups, angry over the spreading oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, are calling for a boycott of BP, the oil giant that owns the well gushing oil onto beaches and marshes. According to research by Phillip Leslie and Larry Chavis, boycotts do in fact work and they're something businesses should be concerned about.
May 1, 2010
The United States will see a slow move toward electric car adoption in the next 5-to-10 years while China will see only a small market for cars but big opportunities to manufacture and export batteries. A Stanford MBA student class study doubts either nation will move quickly to adopt clean coal technology.
October 1, 2009
The financial impact of regulating coal-fired power plants that produce carbon dioxide emissions under a cap-and-trade system will be much less than previously projected according to research by Professor Stefan Reichelstein and doctoral student Ozge Islegen.
Robert Joss
August 1, 2007