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Supporting the transition to electric-drive, alternative-fuel, and autonomous vehicles through innovative research and decision support.
Developing strategies to spur renewable energy and energy efficiency in California.
Supporting the creation and implementation of state and local policies, investments and plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while providing local resilience, environmental, public health, and economic benefits.
Enhancing the role of information and communications technologies in the 21st century.
Advancing policy, economic, and technological solutions that support sustainable water systems and water use behavior in California.
Supporting urban greening efforts―in public parks, streets and beyond―to restore natural processes and habitats while connecting neighborhoods to each other and their environment.

Tamara Sheldon

Tamara Sheldon is a doctoral candidate in the economics department at University of California, San Diego. She is interested in environmental, energy, and public economics. Her research explores demand for plug-in electric vehicles and infrastructure as well as how the business cycle affects carbon dioxide emissions.