Carbon Pricing

Publications

Dynamic scoring won’t make expensive programs any better
Philip Rossetti

As politicians on the Hill grapple with their desire to satisfy constituent demands for more spending while also exercising some judiciousness with taxpayer resources, bridging the gap between the…

Clean Energy Spending Plan Needs Competition to Unlock Least-Cost Solutions – Even Better, Carbon Pricing Would Transform the Grid
Devin Hartman

From Electric Power Supply Association:

EPSA believes incumbent utilities should not be insulated from competition; our fear is that a poorly designed CEPP would do just that. Our member…

Texas must lead the future of carbon capture development
Josiah Neeley

From Conservative Texans for Energy Innovation:
“Given Texas’ long experience with all aspects of oil and gas development, it would make sense for the state to have the primary authority of…

, The Texas Tribune
Texas must lead the future of carbon capture development
Josiah Neeley

From The Texas Tribune:

“Given Texas’ long experience with all aspects of oil and gas development, it would make sense for the state to have the primary authority of making sure that…

To Achieve Climate Goals, Embrace (Carbon) Markets
Philip Rossetti

At a basic level, climate change is an economic problem: rising seas mean damage from storm surge and flooding; warmer waters mean more intense and damaging hurricanes; and higher temperatures can…

, Mercatus Center
Does the U.S. Need Biden’s Clean Energy Industrial Policy to Compete with China?
Philip Rossetti

From Mercatus Center:

If the goal is to lower emissions as efficiently and effectively as possible, ideal policy levers include a carbon tax coupled with regulatory reform and an increased…

, The Washington Post
To be taken seriously, Republicans need a serious bill
Josiah Neeley

From The Washington Post:

Republicans previously have introduced carbon tax bills. With rebates for lower- and middle-income Americans, that may be a feasible way to raise revenue.

Return of the Carbon Tax: Why It’s So Popular with Industry Lately
Philip Rossetti

Recently, the American Petroleum Institute has come out as the latest in a long line of energy-intensive industry stakeholders to endorse a price on carbon. Pessimists may view this as a greenwashing…

The Political Economy of Hybrid Approaches to a U.S. Carbon Tax: A Perspective from the Policy World
Catrina Rorke

From The University of Chicago Press Journals:

Some observers have proposed the elimination of this statutory authority to regulate GHGs in exchange for a carbon tax or other new climate…

, NGSA
Video: Did FERC’s conference cover the key points needed to move forward on carbon pricing?
Devin Hartman

From NGSA:

NGSA spoke with R Street’s Devin Hartman on the importance of carbon pricing and the role is can play in a cleaner energy future. They discussed the key takeaways from the…

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