Energy Policy


How humanity can reach climate goals set in Paris

"It took four years, but UVA Professors Andres Clarens, Bill Shobe and Scott Doney have come up with two basic conclusions on what must be done to save life on Earth."  Virginia Public Radio

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In Virginia, carbon emissions drop as data centers boom...

"An environmental policy professor [Bill Shobe] explains how the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is helping Virginia lower its emissions amid a data center building spree that’s expected to drive a 38% increase in electricity use by 2035." Energy News Network


Virginia's energy transition: Coal to Solar

"Whatever the state decides to do, Bill Shobe notes we are already seeing a big benefit from our growing reliance on green energy.