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One of the obvious problems with implementing a carbon tax is that there would be “leakage”—meaning that CO2-intensive industries would...
April 21, 2016
In recognition of Tax Day, IER is taking a big-picture look at some of the more wasteful energy programs funded...
April 18, 2016
WASHINGTON — Institute for Energy Research President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on the Obama administration’s final offshore well...
April 14, 2016
According to a new report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS), oil production on federal lands has not recovered from its...
April 13, 2016
Norway, Denmark, and the United Kingdom awarded licenses for offshore drilling, mainly in the North Sea, to oil and gas...
April 12, 2016
China is building coal-fired plants (about one every 2 days)[i] and nuclear plants to supply its energy needs, but has...
April 5, 2016
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