Frank Ackerman

is principal economist at Synapse Energy Economics in Cambridge, Mass., and a Dollars & Sense Associate.

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Monday, February 13, 2017
Who Needs the Dakota Access Pipeline?
The final link of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) can now be built, thanks to a recent decision by the Army Corps of Engineers (although the Cheyenne River Sioux have filed a last-minute suit to stop it). In light of the disappointing but unsurprising federal approval of the pipeline, it is worth...
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Friday, November 25, 2016
Green State America: How to Keep America’s Climate Promises
In January, Donald Trump will endorse climate denial, renouncing the Clean Power Plan and climate targets in general. This will damage the fragile global momentum toward emission reduction, established in last year’s Paris agreement. If the United States refuses to cooperate, why should much poorer...
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