Kristen Sheeran

Kristen Sheeran is the director of Economics for Equity and the Environment Network (E3), a nationwide network of economists developing new arguments for environmental protection with a social justice focus. Her research is focused on the tension between equity and efficiency in public goods provision, the political economy of environmental policy, and climate change mitigation. She is author of Saving Kyoto (New Holland, 2009) with Graciela Chichilnisky.

Pollution

Pollution is not the secret to job creation

Economic analysis shows that contrary to GOP hype, environmental regulation does not lead to significant job loss.

Climate Change

Building the economic case for climate action

The Economics for Equity and the Environment Network convened a recent meeting of economists [PDF] at the Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund to discuss the role of economics in building support for climate …

food doesn't grow on trees. oh, wait ... yes it does.

Why your money can’t protect you from climate change

It’s hard to see how the West will benefit from, say, more floods.Photo: NZRicoIn a recent article in Newsweek, Nobel laureate economist Thomas Schelling argues that one of the greatest obstacles to addressing climate change …

... But I still love technology

Can a technology-first approach to climate change work?

The progression of time and accumulated evidence of global warming finds us still committed to forging solutions -- albeit, different ones.

scheme of californiacation

California's landmark climate law: Job killer or creator?

Proposition 23 proponents claim AB 32 will kill jobs and California should wait until unemployment rates drops to 5.5 percent. Is there truth to that?

Can we still afford to save the planet? Yes

The economics of 350

There is good news on the climate policy front. The Europeans have ratcheted down their emission targets; the Chinese are getting serious about solar power and energy efficiency; and Washington, after opening a multi-billion dollar …

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