A leaked US government memo proposes preventing the scheduled retirement of coal and nuclear power plants for two years. Using a detailed simulation model, we estimate the effects of such a policy on emissions, mortality, and coal-mine jobs.
Key players in Canada, Mexico, and the United States recently came together to explore the wealth of opportunities to lower electricity costs, increase reliability, and tackle climate change more effectively through coordinated electricity policymaking and planning.
The United States, Canada, and Mexico stand to benefit—individually and together—from ongoing energy sector developments and increased coordination across electricity systems. How should the three nations move toward greater harmonization?