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Submissions from 2016

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The Thorny Road to Technology Legitimation — Institutional Work for Potable Water Reuse in California, Christian Binz, Sasha Harris-Lovett, Michael Kiparsky, David L. Sedlak, and Bernhard Truffer
103 Technological Forecasting & Social Change 249 (2016)

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Powering the Savings: How California Can Tap the Energy Efficiency Potential in Existing Commercial Buildings, Ethan Elkind

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Wasting Opportunities: How to Secure Environmental & Clean Energy Benefits from Municipal Solid Waste Energy Recovery, Ethan Elkind and Daniel Gergely Szabo

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Citizen Enforcement and Sanitary Sewer Overflows in California, Nell Green Nylen, Luke Sherman, Michael Kiparsky, and Holly Doremus

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Designing Effective Groundwater Sustainability Agencies: Criteria for Evaluation of Local Governance Options, Michael Kiparsky, Dave Owen, Nell Green Nylen, Holly Doremus, Juliet Christian-Smith, Barbara Cosens, Andrew Fisher, and Anita Milman

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Barriers to Innovation in Urban Wastewater Utilities: Attitudes of Managers in California, Michael Kiparsky, Barton H. Thompson Jr, Christian Binz, David L. Sedlak, Lars Tummers, and Bernhard Truffer
57 Environmental Management 1204 (2016)

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A Path Forward: Identifying Least-Conflict Solar PV Development in California’s San Joaquin Valley, Dustin Pearce, James Strittholt, Terry Watt, and Ethan Elkind

Submissions from 2015

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Climate Actions for California: Recommendations for Governor Brown’s Final Term, Ethan Elkind

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Knowledge Is Power: How Improved Energy Data Access Can Bolster Clean Energy Technologies & Save Money, Ethan Elkind

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Moving Dollars: Aligning Transportation Spending With California’s Environmental Goals, Ethan Elkind

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Planting Fuels: How California Can Boost Local, Low-Carbon Biofuel Production, Ethan Elkind

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Grading California’s Rail Transit Station Areas, Ethan Elkind, Michelle Chan, and Tuong-Vi Faber

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A Riparian Conservation Network for Ecosystem Resilience, Alexander K. Fremier, Michael Kiparsky, Stephan Gmur, Jocelyn Aycrigg, Robin Kundis Craig, Leona K. Svancara, Dale D. Goble, Barbara Cosens, Frank W. Davis, and J Michael Scott
Nov. 2015 Biological Conservation 29 (2015)

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Accelerating Cost-Effective Green Stormwater Infrastructure: Learning from Local Implementation, Nell Green Nylen and Michael Kiparsky

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Beyond User Acceptance: A Legitimacy Framework for Potable Water Reuse in California, Sasha Harris-Lovett, Christian Binz, David L. Sedlak, Michael Kiparsky, and Bernhard Truffer
49 Environmental Science & Technology 7552 (2015)

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Ex Parte Requirements at the California Public Utilities Commission: A Comparative Analysis and Recommended Changes, Steven Weissman and Deborah Behles

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The Right to Self-Generate as a Grid-Connected Customer, Jon Wellinghoff and Steven Weissman
26 Energy Law Journal 305 (2015)

Submissions from 2014

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Railtown: The Fight for L.A.’s Metro Rail System and the Future of the City, Ethan Elkind

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Reuse and Repower: How to Save Money and Clean the Grid with Second-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries, Ethan Elkind

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Addressing Climate Change Without Legislation: Volume 1: DOI, Romany Webb and Steven Weissman

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Addressing Climate Change Without Legislation: Volume 3: USDA, Romany Webb and Steven Weissman

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Addressing Climate Change Without Legislation: Volume 2: FERC, Steven Weissman and Romany Webb

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Integrating Infill Planning in California’s General Plans: A Policy Roadmap Based on Best-Practice Communities, Christopher Williams and Ethan Elkind

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Integrating Solar PV and Distributed Renewable Energy Policies and Programs into California City and County General Plans, Christopher Williams, Mark Goodman, and Ethan Elkind

Submissions from 2013

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A High Speed Foundation: How to Build a Better California Around High Speed Rail, Ethan Elkind

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Renewable Energy Beyond 2020: Next Steps for California, Ethan Elkind

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Electric Vehicle Paradise: How Hawaii can Lead the World in Deployment, Ethan Elkind and Anne Ku

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Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in California: A Wastewater and Water Quality Perspective, Michael Kiparsky and Jayni Foley Hein

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The Innovation Deficit in Urban Water: The Need for an Integrated Perspective on Institutions, Organizations, and Technology, Michael Kiparsky, David L. Sedlak, Barton H. Thompson Jr, and Bernard Truffer
30 Environmental Engineering Science 395 (2013)

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Effective Governance for Multi-Jurisdictional, Multi-Sector Climate Adaptation, Steven Weissman, Subin Varghese, and Zachary Wood

Submissions from 2012

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Electric Drive by ‘25: How California Can Catalyze Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles by 2025, Ethan Elkind

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Legal Analysis of Barriers to Adaption for California’s Water Sector, Michael Hanemann, Deborah Lambe, and Daniel Farber

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Climate and Water: Knowledge of Impacts to Action on Adaptation, Michael Kiparsky, Anita Milman, and Sebastian Vicuna
37 Annual Review of Environment and Resources 163 (2012)

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California’s Cap-and-Trade Auction Proceeds: Taxes, Fees, or Something Else?, Deborah Lambe and Daniel Farber

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Trees and Power Lines: Minimizing Conflicts between Electric Power Infrastructure and the Urban Forest, William Brock Most and Steven Weissman

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California’s Transition to Local Renewable Energy: 12,000 Megawatts by 2020, Jeffrey Russell and Steven Weissman

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The Statewide Benefits of Net-Metering in California & the Consequences of Changes to the Program, Steven Weissman and Nathaniel Johnson