thoughts

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

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Jul 16, 2021

One Billion Machines

Decarbonization, demystified

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Apr 29, 2021

You Go, Joe!

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Apr 22, 2021

An Earth Day Climate Assessment

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Jan 19, 2021

If I were writing the (new!) President’s climate emergency speech

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Nov 24, 2020

If I were Secretary of Energy

(Warning/TLDR : You can’t fix the DOE in 1000 words)

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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.

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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 Calisch

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Aug 8, 2020

Would switching to clean energy cause job losses? Nope–millions more.

Rewiring America takes on the American Petroleum Institute

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Jul 1, 2020

Jobs Report

Mobilizing for a zero carbon America: Jobs, jobs, jobs, and more jobs By Saul Griffith, Sam Calisch, and Alex Laskey

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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.

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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.

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May 24, 2019

How do we decarbonize?

We don’t need a miracle. Everything we need to solve climate change is already here.

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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.

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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.

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