New U.S. Leadership, Next Steps on Climate Change

Discussion Papers

Adaptation, Carbon Sequestration, and Public Health

Climate Change 2016: Eight Ways the World has Changed Since the Last IPCC Report
Christopher B. Field, Stanford University
Katharine Mach, Carnegie Institution for Science
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Land Use and Climate Change: Recommendations for the Next U.S. President
David J. Hayes, Stanford University
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Climate Change and Health: Recommendations for the Next U.S. President
Katherine S. Burke, Stanford University
Diana Chapman Walsh, Stanford University
Michele Barry, Stanford University
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Clean Energy R&D and Financing

Aligned Innovations: Opportunity for a Sustainable and Secure Energy Future with no American Left Behind
Arun Majumdar, Stanford University
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The 2017 Inauguration: Empowering a Clean Energy Nation
Nancy E. Pfund, DBL Partners
Kristofer Holz, Yale University
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Setting the Climate Agenda for the Next President: Toward a More Effective Federal Clean Energy Toolkit
Dan Reicher, Stanford University
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Financing the Paris Commitments: The Urgent Need for Leadership
William K. Reilly, TPG Capital
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Recommendations for the Next President
George P. Shultz, Stanford University
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Regulatory, Risk and Market-Based Approaches

Addressing Climate Risk through Infrastructure Investment
Kate Gordon, Paulson Institute
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Energy Choices
Robert B. Jackson, Stanford University
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Energy Investing and Climate Change: Recommendations for the Next U.S. President
Jagdeep Singh Bachher, University of California
Amy Myers Jaffe, University of California, Davis
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Reforming and Modernizing the Electricity Sector

Competition as the Means to Building the Clean Power Platform
Reed Hundt, Coalition for Green Capital
Jill Bunting, Coalition for Green Capital
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Competition at the Grid Edge: A New Role for the Federal Government in Overseeing Competition Between Utilities and Distributed Energy Resources
Michael Wara, Stanford University
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DOE as a Catalyst for Innovative and Transformative Economic Regulation of the Bulk Power System?
Michael J. Gergen, Latham & Watkins
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