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How long should a solar subsidies, or any subsidy, last? Artur Debat/Moment via Getty Images

How to design clean energy subsidies that work – without wasting money on free riders

Start high, drop fast and avoid the free-riders: How to design subsidies that can boost clean energy in the US and elsewhere.
People volunteer at a Native Alaskan voting station on Nov. 2, 2022 in Anchorage. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

What’s at stake this Election Day – 7 essential reads

Voter demographics and policy priorities are two recurrent, big issues on Election Day – but shifts in election administration and voting laws are new challenges influencing the midterms.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Minister of Finance Jason Nixon, then Minister of Environment and Parks, chat before the throne speech is delivered in Edmonton in May 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

A provincial sales tax is the solution to Alberta’s fiscal roller-coaster

A sales tax — a tax that’s stable, easy to administer and costs less to collect than income taxes — would stabilize Alberta’s volatile roller-coaster economy.
Members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria protest over crude oil theft. Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Nigeria is producing less and less oil. Here’s why

Insecurity of assets and life with declining capacity for technical and market production are responsible for Nigeria’s low crude oil production.

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