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What’s the goal and point of national biofuel regulation?

While preparing a lecture for the 4th Berkeley Summer School in Environmental and Energy Economics, I returned to contemplating the regulation of biofuels as part of a federal strategy to combat climate change and increase energy security. 1,199 more words

Raising Gas Prices to Grow An Economy

Two weeks ago, Yemen increased gasoline prices from $2.20 to $3.50 per gallon, while increasing diesel prices from $1.70 to $3.40.

And last month, Egypt increased gasoline prices from $.47 to $.83 (premium gasoline went from $1.00 to $1.40), while increasing diesel prices from $.61 to $1.00. 804 more words

Why cheap gas causes riots

Last week, riots broke out in Yemen after the government ended a fuel subsidy program that led prices to nearly double as officials struggled to close a yawning budget gap. 732 more words


Post-2015 resources round-up

Post2015.org is collating key recent post-2015 resources and news in a round-up post.  Below, read today’s selection:

WHO Bulletin: Recycling fuel subsidies as health subsidies… 221 more words


How an outsider president plans to fix Indonesia's struggling economy

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, widely known as “Jokowi,” was officially declared president of the island nation with over 53% of the vote last night. As part of his well-organized, … 510 more words