Study questions usefulness of mayor’s energy proposal The report is in response to a recent proposal by Mayor Thomas M. Menino to require such monitoring and reporting to promote energy efficiency. The report, authored by Robert Stavins, an environmental economist at Harvard University, studied experiences i
Climate change on world stage Q&A with Prof. Robert Stavins International climate talks wrapped up at the end of December in Qatar. Professor Robert Stavins attended and characterized the gathering as a qualified success, representing another step in a long process of reaching a workable international agreement.
LEED-ing by Example When a local government decides to pursue environmentally aware construction policies for its own buildings, the private sector follows suit, according to new research by Timothy Simcoe and Michael W. Toffel.