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Peter Erickson @SEI_Erickson Seattle, Washington, USA

Climate policy researcher, focusing on carbon lock-in, supply-side climate policy, low-carbon cities, and carbon markets. Enemy of false precision.

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Joined Twitter 8/15/14


@SteveDavisUCI @uciess Congrats, Steve!
8/7
2020
Earlier this year, we flagged the Fort Hills project as a higher-cost, less-competitive oil sands projects that cou… https://t.co/E9OKV9hBYQ
8/5
2020
@daveregrets @ramez @robbieorvis @DrChrisClack That cost-curve chart taken from an update to this paper, still in p… https://t.co/WqQHflwPGb @daveregrets @ramez @robbieorvis @DrChrisClack For effect of domestic oil demand cuts, I'd have to think a little m… https://t.co/IiwFQ4LkUO“This study is an important milestone for the climate science community, and only serves to strengthen what we've k… https://t.co/3E6g6v3VYv
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7/31
2020
@MarkVinPaul @leahstokes @drvox @yayitsrob @NaomiAKlein I once had the (then) research director at C40 tell me he f… https://t.co/N3UzwUzJbq @MarkVinPaul @leahstokes @drvox @yayitsrob Very much agree. We wrote something on federalism a few years ago, here… https://t.co/dooUZnDY7a
7/29
2020
So, what does an equitable climate policy look like? - Climate-focused wealth transfers - Reforms to trade rules t… https://t.co/0TblE1YD3R
Retweeted by Peter Erickson @ClarkWDerry Very interesting. CC'ing @harrovanasselt @cleoverk who had done some previous analysis of such a pros… https://t.co/MHYcLJdyaj
7/27
2020
@travisjnichols I have always been, and always will be, so extremely here for your lyric quotes.
7/24
2020
After @ewarren dropped out @ayanaeliza & @DrKWilkinson called. Would I write an essay reflecting on my time as a cl… https://t.co/yqllfFIlrX
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7/23
2020
@andrew_leach @Tzeporah Well, an RPS isn't equivalent to a GHG offset, but your point about flexibility is valid @andrew_leach @Tzeporah Re: reg. offset regimes, have you evidence that they materially drop resistance to or incre… https://t.co/7JlREjRu7x
7/21
2020
Now it's time to spin it green. Phase 1 of #COVID19 recovery policies doubled down on fossil fuels. Enough already.… https://t.co/eMDX8IA09C
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7/16
2020
Event ( Online, July 22): Carbon Lock-in and development in Latin America and the Caribbean: risks and opportunitie… https://t.co/1C2STZm62E
Retweeted by Peter Erickson"A study in green": 14 expert orgs go #Sherlock to hold govts accountable on fossil & clean energy in recovery comm… https://t.co/UZz4zf6Se8
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7/15
2020
@arvindpawan1 Maybe @KarthaSivan ? (He and I worked on something to inform some Sanders approach. )
7/9
2020
"Poverty is a political choice and it will be with us until its elimination is reconceived as a matter of social ju… https://t.co/m29jAIHEfM
7/6
2020
We may need @GovInslee's help here in Seattle re: COVID-19 https://t.co/yFM9L3XVRl
7/3
2020
I'm excited to share @500womensci's policy on how employers can best support parent STEM workers through the… https://t.co/G19GRNXpaT
Retweeted by Peter Erickson @Guay_JG That is a strange finding. It’s not like the number EVs is limited and that is a real choice.
7/2
2020
@gilbeaq @MarkVinPaul @DavidPomerantz @arvindpawan1 @johannabozuwa Yes, it's the "certain states" bit in Alex's poi… https://t.co/I6Qc9AlCUy @DavidPomerantz @arvindpawan1 @MarkVinPaul @gilbeaq Jumping in here (hi!), I would like to see a more fleshed out a… https://t.co/ppIn89Zs4V
7/1
2020
@S_HastingsSimon Yes, absolutely. Further, for Shell's LNG Canada project, those questions also relate to their ab… https://t.co/11pH9MPsBO @arvindpawan1 I noticed this too. Was disappointed they didn't extend (increase) the GCF commitment (e.g., Evergre… https://t.co/uz9SyegH6AGlad to see our @nature study informing the "first step" in House Democrats' plan to "break down barriers for clean… https://t.co/pkHAsgWCfC
Retweeted by Peter EricksonPaywall-free journal link here: https://t.co/QWjv48aWklThe only thing not based in reality here is Mr Hamm's assertion that Continental "doesn't get subsidies". Our peer… https://t.co/Yrshs9E3AA
6/30
2020
I’d like to find a team to work with to model a decarbonization scenario that optimizes for equity (racial, environ… https://t.co/xb1j1WqDUo
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6/25
2020
@CaryCMoon WOW. I had no ideaI was wondering about this "The 9th Circuit's decision this year to toss Juliana v. US on the grounds that the ki… https://t.co/5ojRgjrCpl
6/24
2020
@MarkOlalde @energynews_US @MWenergynews @_aploy @BayouTerrier Many dimensions to "doable" of course, but with brea… https://t.co/AuN3v2ghKB @MarkOlalde @energynews_US @MWenergynews This is a great article. Recently, @_aploy and I calculated that to capit… https://t.co/edu1RChmkc
6/23
2020
@MarkVinPaul Nice. I still struggle with the argument of why nationalization would be effective as a "one-time buyo… https://t.co/vaHeMLYpxz @bataille_chris @S_HastingsSimon Such an important point. Especially now when oil is no longer a good investment,… https://t.co/VmaQi9A8VDQuotation of the day: "If you're perpetrating climate disruption, as Chevron is, then you're also perpetrating raci… https://t.co/XRjfD6MmTR
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6/18
2020
Who in the USA is concerned about climate change? 📈 49% of Whites 57% of Blacks 70% of Latinx Imagine what would… https://t.co/bzrCxjDNEz
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6/13
2020
See you here⤵️, Seattle https://t.co/2F5qB7DwV7It turns out that @AOC + @EdMarkey had a really popular idea when they proposed the Green New Deal. How do I know?… https://t.co/OKdZnOHArI
Retweeted by Peter EricksonI visited the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone today. It's beautiful. https://t.co/UJNyT2BwAs
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6/12
2020
Pollution Is Racial Violence -”Racism is the main connector. Out of that racism has been a disinvestment in communi… https://t.co/X4Q7mGU7y1
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6/10
2020
New working paper out today, w/@mlaz_sei. We dig into the economics of oil and gas in Canada. Lots of risks, not… https://t.co/vDY7QuH0drOn June 5, @Chevron tweeted this. How do Chevron's operations stack up in response to this statement? For now, let'… https://t.co/8V61MaHZkd
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6/9
2020
#LocalJournalism drops another banger. An excellent piece by @naomiishisaka on the history that brought us to whe… https://t.co/ZnlzqciEl1
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6/7
2020
If they feel this way about knocking down and breaking the head of an old white man... My God... How do they feel a… https://t.co/RmYA0OM2k9
Retweeted by Peter EricksonFor those who are interested in research-based solutions to stop police violence, here’s what you need to know - ba… https://t.co/SoXi1hG3kA
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6/5
2020
When people take to the streets and organize socially and politically, things change. Across the nation, people hav… https://t.co/PlgJ3oCKht
Retweeted by Peter Erickson @chrisnelder @CampanaleMark @MCL1965 Chris, we are chipping away at this question of wind-down in the Production Ga… https://t.co/884FKUywQBI have put my life at risk in war zones to do my job for this amazing news organization. I’m also a proud member… https://t.co/byQULKZPKB
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6/4
2020
I had a lot of questions about how the climate movement can be anti-racist. So I asked three leading thinkers and d… https://t.co/ngpKoq9u1q
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6/3
2020
I reported from Baghdad in 2004. This is how US military helicopters were used, and it was terrifying. https://t.co/BEVqTstkdL
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6/2
2020
Stuff to do 1) protest (if unable, donate to movements & bail funds) 2) support reformist candidates for DA, mayo… https://t.co/iSZ75ruj6A
Retweeted by Peter EricksonIf you want to take concrete action, but you’re not sure how, we’ve created a site to connect you with useful resou… https://t.co/4YMMTGxakV
Retweeted by Peter EricksonNew research published today in @Climate_Policy, by me and @KarthaSivan: How can we fairly manage a phaseout of… https://t.co/oCHb7ShDuj
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6/1
2020
White people: whatever outrage and sadness you are feeling - pouring it all out on social to your Black friends won… https://t.co/CtkHmpdR0C
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5/30
2020
Goosebumps. https://t.co/v6UXZc3Evp
5/29
2020
@DavidPomerantz I agree with everything your saying, but I'm not sure what else to say as a well-intentioned climat… https://t.co/gYQdwltGF5
5/28
2020
This is not a decion but the UK seems to be recommending holding Cop26 in November 2021 (see end of letter 👇). I un… https://t.co/r5rbGz6xFN
Retweeted by Peter EricksonQuestion for #EnergyTwitter and #AcademicTwitter: Are there helpful resources like workshops or boot-camps to for… https://t.co/WJS4B3wyB3
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5/26
2020
I agree this is important. Most new fossil fuel infrastructure is "inconsistent" with internationally agreed clima… https://t.co/K8ciyv5iMF
5/22
2020
Many good points in here, including this one: "financial pain for the [oil & gas] industry does not neatly equate… https://t.co/aBaSfYqoOA
5/21
2020
NY just rejected pipeline that would carry fracked natural gas from PA to NYC & Long Island. Lifecycle GHG emissio… https://t.co/lEnz9zSPY7
Retweeted by Peter EricksonWow. Decisions like this are exactly how to avoid carbon lock-in: "The continued long-term use of fossil fuels… https://t.co/fKWznc18yK
5/18
2020
Really good summary of the possible opportunities lying in the current oil crash https://t.co/uX9vEJXVb5
5/14
2020
@jimjameswhelan Thanks. Within next couple weeks, this chart will be out, in a new reportI'll be speaking on this webinar today, about risks of further investments in new oil and gas in Canada, sign-up li… https://t.co/bZThuUGUfT
5/13
2020
Straight-forward argument here, and with a (tiny) sneak-peak at this year's (~Oct 2020) fossil fuel Production Gap… https://t.co/T7yv7Afb5L
5/6
2020
This looks like worthwhile reading https://t.co/EjlgB4fRqd
5/5
2020
To @DianaUrge ‘s point, quiet cities with clean air are within reach by the early 2030s if we mandate all new & rep… https://t.co/Xt2FW6j2DA
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5/3
2020
Well huh. Just as a colleague and I were tidying up an analysis of the next decade of 45q credits under the (wishf… https://t.co/Jf3MJPscLm
5/1
2020
@arvindpawan1 @djhayes01 I don't completely agree with you on minimal emissions effect (paper link below), but I ag… https://t.co/vnAiUoV88vSo excited to have just accepted the final paper for our forthcoming special issue on #fossilfuel supply-side polic… https://t.co/Xf1L4QBsSw
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4/28
2020
@CostaSamaras @theilmatic Definitely matters. There are a few IAM papers you probably already aware of re: carbon l… https://t.co/p7qIHQKaVb
4/27
2020
Today on my walk I saw one of my neighbors outside straddling his roof, in a cowboy hat, flying a kite. He looked a… https://t.co/h0Kam7a5xn
Retweeted by Peter EricksonThis film is extraordinary and all who love Seattle should watch it https://t.co/3nP4tLCcbV
4/25
2020
We couldn't predict #COVID19, but CDC scientists did predict a pandemic and our lack of preparedness. My new… https://t.co/rRm8fcmaUF
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4/24
2020
Join us 29 April for the webinar "How to make the COVID-19 recovery sustainable, just and resilient" with… https://t.co/pRccGQm48S
Retweeted by Peter Erickson @DanielRaimi This is a good point. And yet, I've seen relatively few of the type of big-picture syntheses done in… https://t.co/3n9CvQQRHe
4/23
2020
Mr. President, here is one approach that would provide immediate economic AND environmental benefits: plug orphaned… https://t.co/hDhKa0UZXM
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4/22
2020
@AntoniaJuhasz These seem like the absolute right questions. If anything, nationalized oil sectors have so-far bee… https://t.co/fjNSXg1o3BAs we watch the #OilCrash play out, and contemplate banks' potential exposure, re-sharing my forthcoming article on… https://t.co/mbgZwdSoWw
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4/20
2020
“The fact that a long-overdue cleanup of Alberta’s oil and gas wells can now begin in earnest is something to celeb… https://t.co/mcR9wHhmg2
Retweeted by Peter EricksonMy latest: Government is not the solution to all our problems, but it is the solution to many of our biggest ones.… https://t.co/NYrHD8frMR
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4/18
2020
This is a very well-written piece on "Why climate advocates should welcome the historic Opec++ deal", and with thou… https://t.co/8VVAk8TB3pmy op-ed for the @nytimes came out today, and i'm prouder of it than i've been of anything in a long time. i know… https://t.co/uSBNH0nRmt
Retweeted by Peter Erickson @emorwee My colleague @_aploy is the lead analyst quantifying how much oil is over-supplied (relative to climate go… https://t.co/wcTsNOd7xs
4/15
2020
@ClarkWDerry @_aploy That is an amazing statistic. Seems like the federal reserve could be protecting us from thes… https://t.co/6TwL8TCYKN @kcgatlarge Yes, and that's the tension in the nationalization concept, in my view, i.e. not clear to me that natio… https://t.co/cFgH89NykqOil companies have dined-and-dashed from Alberta, leaving citizens with the bill of cleaning up hundreds of thousan… https://t.co/8QAz0012gI
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4/13
2020
@carlaskandier @KtreeThomas Curious about this, @carlaskandier. I've read your piece on it, but wonder your take on… https://t.co/LuiY9LZBQ1 @GernotWagner @JustinHGillis @Blitterman @CFTC @kmac @business @billmckibben @GretaThunberg @sunrisemvmt @EDFbizhttps://t.co/sQ9Fflf4fgI live in Seattle, where we have been doing pretty well at flattening the curve via lock-down. But I can feel myse… https://t.co/PL3xwavG96"Bundling climate, social, and economic policies has the potential to expand the pool of citizens who support clima… https://t.co/G0fYgYz1ou
4/10
2020
The thing I don't understand is Sanzillo's stance on supply and prices: what effect, and then, are higher prices good or bad?This is an interesting piece on Texas RRC production cuts. Argues in favor short-term cuts (even if proposed for w… https://t.co/WDcrhfnz3s
4/9
2020
@michaeldobsonNZ His use of "activists" as a pejorative is just so richVery good, quick historical explainer on how Texas Railroad Commission used to (and can again) manage production.… https://t.co/ig2t4GwZbv"It’s not about individual change. The big lever is policy. That’s where the money is. The goal is not self-purific… https://t.co/DAsKxSr0Ho
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4/8
2020
@katenrg Thank you @moira_kb @StopMoneyPipe Yeah, nice! I'm especially curious in how to address fossil financing via government poli… https://t.co/Ytz4eU3rTj
4/7
2020

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