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Tagged: carbon dioxide emissions

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 any area of life, you don’t want to suffer from leakage. But in the context of climate change policy,...
April 4, 2016
President Obama has aggressively pursued government regulation of energy through the Mercury and Air Toxic Standards, the so-called Clean Power...
March 31, 2016
Every year, the Obama Administration piles more and more regulations on states and American businesses. The 2016 update of the...
March 30, 2016
Climate scientists Pat Michaels and Paul “Chip” Knappenberger have a very interesting Working Paper at Cato that evaluates a suite...
March 9, 2016
When Vermont Yankee was set to close, activists such as Bill McKibben claimed that Vermont “is completely capable of replacing...
March 2, 2016
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