Former Sustainable Development Research Associate, Reason Foundation
Krisztina Pusok was a sustainable development research associate at Reason Foundation, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.
Pusok is the director of policy and research at the American Consumer Institute: Center for Citizen Research. She earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Missouri, Columbia, holds a master's in International Security Studies from University of St. Andrews (UK) and a bachelor's degree in International Relations from Webster University (Austria).
Instead of the solar mandate, California would be much better served to continue focusing on reducing the cost of permitting and regulation.
The streamlining of permit processes may not be as glitzy as big ribbon-cutting ceremonies, but it would be a major step in fast-tracking important projects and improving the nation’s infrastructure.
Unfounded fears about this safe technology should not prevent it being implemented as part of the solution to a serious health problem.
A financially sustainable public-private partnership model can ensure that the beauty and splendor of state and national parks can continue to be appreciated for another 100 years and more.