7. State's electricity system has been responding to all sorts of demands for all sorts of things. Equity, low rates, renewable energy, efficiency, liberalization. Until very recently, climate resilience and wildfire risk were not high on that list, if were on list at all.— Ted Nordhaus (@TedNordhaus) October 28, 2019
9. One way or another, retrofitting state for current climate and fire reality won't be cheap or easy. The usual lazy, convenient, and reductive finger pointing won't change that. FIN— Ted Nordhaus (@TedNordhaus) October 28, 2019
See earlier post, Does it make sense to see the California blackouts as an effect of inequality, as a tax the 1% is imposing on the 99%?.
H/t Tyler Cowen.