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Rabe on states' rights and politics

Apr 26, 2022
During the Trump administration, blue states found comfort in federalism and states' rights, using the system to fight against federal environmental policies. Barry Rabe, J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor of Public Policy, further discussed...
In the Media

Rabe discusses climate policy and 2022 midterms

Apr 21, 2022 The Skimm
With midterms approaching, the future of climate policy is up in the air. Barry Rabe, J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor of Public Policy, provided some insight on what might happen before then. “What happens between now and November in...
Publication

Rabe proposes North American collaboration on methane policy

Apr 16, 2022
North American countries have struggled for decades to come together to fight climate change. In a recent article titled "A possible North American path forward on short-lived climate pollutants," Professor Barry Rabe proposes a solution to one...
In the Media

Basseches weighs in on solar industry's issue with Biden

Mar 31, 2022 Renewable Energy World
The U.S. Department of Commerce's investigation of a tariff petition has isolated the solar industry, pitting them against the Biden administration. Postdoctoral fellow Joshua Basseches broke down the situation. "Solar is no longer the experiment...
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Rabe weighs in on term climate ‘crisis’

Jul 10, 2019
In the first democratic presidential debate, Sen. Kamala Harris declared “It’s the climate crisis,” to draw contrast to the softer terms often used to describe climate change. She, along with many other democrats, hope it will spark urgency. E&E...

Rabe cited in coverage of new EPA report on fracking

Jun 8, 2015
Barry Rabe, a Ford School professor and director of the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP), was recently cited by both the Financial Times and the U.S. News & World Report in coverage surrounding the last week's release...
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Gerry Anderson on energy policy and Michigan's economic recovery

Mar 31, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation with Gerry Anderson (MPP '88), executive chairman of DTE Energy and co-chair of Michigan's Economic Recovery Council. Assistant Professor Kaitlin Raimi will moderate a discussion on energy policy and Michigan's economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Citi Foundation Lecture

Can America still act?

Nov 10, 2010, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
America's unmet challenges are huge: from energy policy to nuclear weapons, climate, health care (yes, still), a sagging infrastructure and a soaring deficit. Yet every one of them is eminently solvable. The answers are well known. So what explains, for example, thirty-five years of inaction on energy policy and even longer on health care? Why do we still approach nuclear weapons as though the Cold War continues when it ended 20 years ago? Is the policy gridlock that afflicts us the symptom of a vibrant and engaged - if polarized - society? Dr. Jessica Tuchman Mathews, President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace addresses these critical issues in the 2010 Citi Foundation lecture.
North American Colloquium Climate Series

Canada-US relations, energy security, and the road to net zero by 2050

April 10, 2022
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Monica Gattinger
The widespread power outage in Texas in early 2021 was a devastating reminder of the importance of energy security. So was the spring 2021 ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, a line that supplies half the gasoline to the US east coast. And...