Author Archives: Varun Sivaram

Unlocking Clean Energy


This article is in The Energy Transition, Winter 2017


Many government policies now “lock in” mature clean energy technologies while blocking out innovative alternatives. Here’s a plan to transform lock-in barriers into bridges for technological succession. Confronting climate change will require transforming the world’s energy systems to slash their greenhouse gas emissions. Although temperatures continue to rise at an alarming rate, some observers argue […]