Climate

Publications

, 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…

, Daily Caller
I Believe in Climate Change: Can I still Hate the UN?
Josiah Neeley

Most conservatives are suspicious of the United Nations. The U.N. combines endless lofty rhetoric with an equally endless capacity for venality and corruption.

It’s the sort of organization that…

WTAS on Market Choice Act: “An important milestone for conservative leadership on climate policy”
Media Coverage

From Representative Carlos Curbelo:
R Street: “Rep. Curbelo has shown that conservatives have constructive ideas when it comes to responding to the risks of climate change. Prices matter; putting…

, AIER
Let consumers combat global warming
Media Coverage

From American Institute for Economic Research:
The R Street Institute has done extensive work to combat this narrative and demonstrate that there are market-based solutions.

“Conservative…

, UrbaneCowboys
UrbaneCowboys (EP 8) Some Like It Hot: Climate Policy and Carbon Tax
Media Coverage

In Episode 8, Josiah and Doug talk climate policy and carbon tax. Then, Joseph Majkut, Director of climate policy at the Niskanen Center, joins the conversation.

, Reason
California Mandates 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2045
Media Coverage

Cited in Reason:
Fighting climate change is a laudable goal, says Devin Hartman of the R Street Institute, a free market think tank. Unfortunately, California has picked the most expensive way to do…

, RealClearEnergy
Clean power plan 2.0 better than original, but only Congress can solve ‘wicked problems’
William Murray

How to get the United States to lower its greenhouse gas emissions profile without harming the economy is becoming the “wicked problem” of the 21st Century.

The EPA’s decision this week…

, BNA
Small, rural coal utilities could benefit from climate proposal (1)
Media Coverage

From Bloomberg Energy:
But the biggest beneficiaries of the Trump plan would be old, dirty, inefficient coal plants that have lots of room to improve efficiency, and there aren’t many of those in…

, Washington Examiner
Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court may end the EPA’s fight on climate change
William Murray

In the coming months, barrels of ink will be spilled and perhaps a few tears shed over Brett Kavanaugh’s likely confirmation to the Supreme Court. After all, his addition will end a generational…

, Fortune
The GOP is finally joining the climate change fight. It’s about time
Josiah Neeley

The unthinkable has happened on Capitol Hill. Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo has introduced legislation to implement a carbon tax. Starting in 2020, his Market Choice Act would establish a fee…