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According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. carbon dioxide emissions were 2.5 percent less in 2015 than in 2014.

May 6, 2016

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
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