Carbon Pricing

Publications

Cancel Culture Comes to Climate Change
Josiah Neeley

Recent years have seen a flurry of incidents of
“deplatforming,” where controversial speakers are disinvited or individuals are
excluded from events because of their “unsafe” views. Many of…

Green New Deal vs. Green Real Deal: What Do They Mean for Advanced Energy?
Media Coverage

From Advanced Energy Economy:

As the Green New Deal gained national attention, we also wondered what the response of the Republican Party would be, recognizing that certain center-right groups…

, Inside Sources
A Conservative Carbon Tax? Experts Say Yes to a Market-Based Solution to Climate Change
Media Coverage

From Inside Sources:

“One advantage of the rebate is it is very transparent where the money is going,” says Josiah Neeley, director of energy policy at the R Street Institute, who adds that…

, Inside Sources
House Republicans Still Trying to Solidify Their Position on Environmental Issues
Media Coverage

From Inside Sources:

The proposal languishes in committee, having gained some cosponsors but not, it seems, support from either party’s leadership. This is somewhat surprising, since carbon…

, Politico
Conservatives get head start molding Republican climate message
Media Coverage

From Politico:
So far, those conservative groups are out in front. A number of groups on the so-called eco-right that has called for policies to address the changing climate — including the…

How Not to Grow Government
Josiah Neeley

While I was out enjoying a good old fashioned Texas Christmas, Dan Mitchell of the Cato Institute wrote a thoughtful critique of some of my recent articles on the carbon tax that I think warrants a…

R Street Institute policy paper: A carbon tax, but at what price?
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Dec. 12) – A carbon tax has rightly been called a “textbook” response to climate change, and economists from across the political spectrum have endorsed it as the most efficient…

A carbon tax, but at what price?
Josiah Neeley

“While there can be legitimate disagreements over what an appropriate carbon price should be, this is not an argument against having a carbon tax in the first place. If we are not sure, for example,…

, The Hill
The truth about government spending and the carbon tax
Josiah Neeley & William Murray

Since World War II, Congress has passed and presidents have signed more than 30 major changes to the tax code. These changes have had a dramatic impact on the U.S. economy and, one would expect, on…

, RealClearPolicy
To Cut Emissions, DC Council Should Reconsider Carbon Tax
William Murray

Earlier this year, the District of Columbia City Council came close to passing a carbon pricing plan that would have turned the District into a world leader in curtailing climate emissions. At the…