thoughts, articles, papers
Oct 11, 2021
COP 26: Here’s the speech I’d like to hear
If I were the Australian Prime Minister, a few words to lead the world
Jul 16, 2021
One Billion Machines
Apr 22, 2021
An Earth Day Climate AssessmentReadRead
Jan 19, 2021
If I were writing the (new!) President’s climate emergency speechReadRead
Nov 24, 2020
If I were Secretary of Energy
(Warning/TLDR : You can’t fix the DOE in 1000 words)
Oct 26, 2020
Butchers, Bakers and LED Makers
Our study shows that switching to clean energy backed by renewables in the U.S. will create 25 million new jobs, most of which can’t be out-sourced.
Oct 1, 2020
Household Savings Report
No Place Like Home: Fighting Climate Change (and Saving Money) by Electrifying America’s Households By Saul Griffith and Sam CalischReadRead
Aug 8, 2020
Would switching to clean energy cause job losses? Nope–millions more.
Rewiring America takes on the American Petroleum Institute
Jul 1, 2020
Mobilizing for a zero carbon America: Jobs, jobs, jobs, and more jobs By Saul Griffith, Sam Calisch, and Alex LaskeyReadRead
Jan 15, 2020
SOLVING CLIMATE CHANGE WITH A LOAN
Introductory caveat ; I’m a science-y engineer, I’m not an economist, so read this at your own risk. Also, ask yourself whether you call an engineer or an economist in case of an emergency.ReadRead
Aug 20, 2019
Big Ideas, Small Companies, and ARPA-E Innovation
Saul Griffith’s submitted testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives, Energy Subcommittee, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.ReadRead
May 24, 2019
How do we decarbonize?
We don’t need a miracle. Everything we need to solve climate change is already here.
Apr 9, 2019
Green New Deal: How much does fixing climate change cost the US?
A real-world argument with numbers you can check for yourself.
Feb 21, 2019
The Green New Deal: The enormous opportunity in shooting for the moon.
Decarbonizing with massive electrification will bring about a new American abundance.