I know a policy maker, who when told to look both ways crossing the street, looked up and down. Not surprisingly he is no longer with us—having been run over by a truck coming from the left, or was it the right?
Ok, I made that up. The story may not be true; however, it does highlight an important lesson in policy making: the most effective and impactful policies are those made at their nexus with other issues! Throughout my career I have seen a pronounced tendency on the part of the policy community to confine thinking within narrow sets of parameters—often in a vertical or one dimensional manner.
Click here to read the full article, originally published on July 5, 2016, by Renewable Energy World.