Policy Engagement

Technical Contributor, U.S. Fifth National Climate Assessment. Ongoing.
Assessment Page

Economic Risks of Climate Change: Implications for Financial Regulators. Climate Impact Lab & Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (December 2020).
Event summary

Invited testimony before the California State Assembly Natural Resources Committee on idle and orphan oil and gas wells (August 2020).
Text of testimony

Expert briefing for California legislators on oil and gas well regulation. (February 2020).
Event summary

Public Communication

University of California Wildfire Symposium. Public panel for journalists and policymakers (September 2021).
Event summary

Resilience to a Changing Climate: Implications and Policy Responses. Workshop for policymakers hosted by Initiative for Regulation and Applied Economic Analysis, Montana State University (April 2021).
Event summary

Steering Committee Member for California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) study, "The Costs of Wildfires in California" (2020).
Study page

"The Economics of California’s Power Shutoffs with Judson Boomhower." RFF Resources Radio Podcast, October 2019.
Podcast episode

"No Time to Lose: Recent Research on the Time-Sensitive Value of Electric Energy Efficiency". U.S. Department of Energy event. November 2018.
Event summary

Non-technical Research Summaries

"The Effects of Mandatory Investment in Wildfire Resilience".
NBER Digest, March 2022.

“Building in Wildland-Urban Interface Areas Boosts Wildfire Costs.”
NBER Digest, March 2020.

Saving energy when it matters most: Measuring the benefits of energy efficiency investments with smart meter data.”
Vox CEPR Policy Portal, February 2017.

A Well-Oiled Approach to Keep Small Firms Environmentally Accountable.”
Stanford SIEPR Policy Brief, March 2016.