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The “social cost of carbon” (henceforth “SCC”) is one of the major points of controversy on energy policy, amidst the

January 16, 2017

On January 5, 2017, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Annual Energy Outlook 2017, which provides annual forecasts of

January 13, 2017

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
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