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Radio: How President Trump’s Tax Cut Helped the Environment
Philip Rossetti

From Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson:

The R Street Institute’s Philip Rosetti says President Trump’s 2017 tax cut had a surprising benefit: it was good for the environment.

Tax Reform Is Good for the Environment
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (June 2, 2021)—Following the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (more common­ly known as the tax reform) in 2017, there was a significant increase in private sector research and…

The Effects of the Tax Reform on Energy and Environmental Research and Development
Philip Rossetti

Press release: Tax Reform Is Good for the Environment
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Suing the Climate
Josiah Neeley & Philip Rossetti

Americans love lawsuits. It’s almost a national pastime. So it shouldn’t be surprising that over the last few years a number of people have decided that the best way to deal with climate change…

Are other countries reciprocating U.S. climate promises?
Philip Rossetti

In response to the United States’ bolstered emission abatement promises, a few other major emitters have made similar commitments.
Although some were achieved, reciprocation remains low: of…

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…

, Inside Climate News
Inside Clean Energy: Some Straight Talk about Renewables and Reliability
Beth Garza

From Inside Climate News:

Five hours into a Texas legislative hearing this month, it was Beth Garza’s turn to talk. Anybody who had dozed off was about to wake up.

Garza approached the…

, Washington Examiner
Green infrastructure requires freer markets
Devin Hartman

Climate ambitions are off the chart this Earth Day as policymakers explore the last hope of bipartisanship: infrastructure.

The Biden administration has called for an eye-popping $2…

, The Collegian
Two Students Debate: Acting on Climate Change
Josiah Neeley

From The Collegian:

Sources

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/opinions/wp/2019/01/02/feature/opinion-here-are-11-climate-change-policies-to-fight-for-in-2019/#11

R Street joins coalition in support of the Growing Climate Solutions Act.
Devin Hartman

Dear Republican Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives:

As a group of conservative voices, we jointly write to express our strong support for the reintroduction of the Growing…