Climate

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Economic and Environmental Potential of Carbon Offsets may be Underestimated
Philip Rossetti

Introduction 
With policymakers pursuing climate objectives through ambitious emission mitigation targets, such as President Joe Biden’s new nationally determined contribution under the Paris…

The Benefits of Carbon Offset Markets
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (October 20, 2021)—With the UN Climate Change Conference coming up at the end of the month, the global community will once again tackle questions regarding how international climate…

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Three Lessons from Europe’s Energy Crunch Ahead of COP
Philip Rossetti

From C3:

Instead of looking to increase regulations, the world should look to unleash innovation through common-sense tax policies. Immediate expensing, for example, which was passed in the 2017…

Communicating Scientific Uncertainty is Vital to Improve Climate Literacy
Philip Rossetti & Devin Hartman

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released its sixth assessment report (AR6). AR6 tells us that humans are causing climate change, that the problem is worsening and that…

Event: 21st Century Communities: Climate Change, Resilience, and Reinsurance
Jerry Theodorou

From The United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs:

THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS met in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing…

, Policy Resolution Group
Energy Update: Week of July 19
Jerry Theodorou

From Policy Resolution Group:

Senate Banking to Look at Climate Resilience – The Senate Banking Committee will meet in hybrid format tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. to look at climate change, resilience…

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Climate disasters have rendered ‘one-in-10’ grid standard obsolete, experts say
Devin Hartman

From S&P Global:

“You only had one event in 10 because that’s all you could model in the 1960s on an IBM 360” computer, said Devin Hartman, director of energy and environmental policy at the R…

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Emerging climate solutions are exactly what the Founders anticipated
Devin Hartman

From C3:

By selling carbon credits they can diversify their incomes and help other companies and people achieve their climate change goals. It is an approach that is heavy on empowering people and…

, The Center Square
Schweikert proposes reforms to environmental regulatory process
Philip Rossetti

From The Center Square:

“As NEPA approval timelines have only gotten longer, I am happy to see more Congressional focus on remedying this and improving the incentives to invest in the United…

Reviewing SEC Climate Disclosure Comments
Philip Rossetti

From Competitive Enterprise Institute:

Phil Rosetti, Resident Senior Fellow, R Street Institute (comment)

Climate change is a “slow moving, incremental financial risk that is…

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