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Policies for efficient transport will lower oil prices, create jobs, and help countries meet climate pledges

Signed by 177 countries in April, the Paris climate agreement has been hailed by business leaders and heads of state as the “end of the fossil fuel era.” Now, as countries translate their intended...The expansion of fuel-saving transport policies has important implications for the future of the global oil market and its impacts on major economies.
Published 2016.06.13: Blog Post

Oil market futures: Effects of low-carbon transport policies on long-term oil prices

This study, commissioned by the European Climate Foundation, evaluates the effects of transport technology and policies on oil prices and the wider economy. The study compares a Business-as-Usual (...
Published 2016.04.29: Publication

Let's update US fuel policy to promote electric vehicles

The US Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS 2) has proven itself to be ahead of its time, so to speak. The planned trajectory away from corn ethanol toward non-food-based fuels—i.e., cellulosic biofuels, aka...The House Energy and Commerce Committee is about to review the US Renewable Fuel Standard, with a view toward tweaking it. One improvement would be to make the RFS2 more accommodating to electric...
Published 2013.07.22: Blog Post