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Many people have been led to believe that renewable forms of energy such as wind and solar must be very...
July 20, 2015
WASHINGTON – Today, the Institute for Energy Research will send letters to public utility commissions in all 50 states urging them to...
July 8, 2015
The so-called “social cost of carbon” ostensibly measures (in present dollars) the total value of all future climate change damages...
June 26, 2015
With the Paris UN climate negotiations in December and Senator Whitehouse’s reintroduction of a carbon tax bill, it seems every...
June 23, 2015
In a recent article in the Washington Post, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) compared the opponents of federal regulations and taxes...
June 8, 2015
As an economist studying climate change policy for several years, I often feel like I’m in the Twilight Zone. To...
May 27, 2015
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