Without discrete restrictive supply-side planning and policy, the end of fossil fuels will be a chaotic collapse where workers, communities, and the environment suffer. We propose 10 policies to manage the fossil fuel transition.
Publicly and cooperatively owned electric utilities have the potential to demonstrate what an equitable, clean energy system looks like in the United States. They could become powerful “anchor institutions” for the transition.
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is the biggest state-owned utility in the US. We argue that NYPA can be leveraged to achieve New York's ambitious climate goals and create a democratic energy system.