Top-down mandates will only slow down the energy transition.
If there is an urgent need for emission reductions, regulatory ossification and legal risks counsel the consideration of other approaches, such as a carbon tax.
Parsing technology trends, policy proposals, and clean tax cuts
Taking meaningful steps to reduce carbon emissions requires recognizing that the market is smarter than bureaucrats in Washington.
Clean technologies can compete (and win) if barriers to participation are removed.
No, our kids will not be doomed in 12 years if we don't adopt her Green New Deal.
Using climate change as an excuse to pursue other social and economic goals.
Raising the price of gasoline, heat, and electricity is a steep political hill to climb.
Very little carbon reduction, lots of political patronage.
The "National Climate Commission" would institutionalize special interests that favor taxes to combat climate change.
Underpins 80 federal regulations purportedly worth one trillion dollars
Carbon tax and dividend plan would eliminate all EPA carbon regulations, all clean energy subsidies, and all energy efficiency standards.
Would it be worth doing in the absence of a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade market?
Libertarian Party candidate clarifies positions at New Hampshire rally.
Headline: Exxon's CEO says fossil fuels are raising temperatures and sea levels: Why won't the Wall Street Journal?
Trolling for votes by pandering to environmental fundamentalists
According to Nobel economics laureate Joseph Stiglitz
Probably not likely to get anywhere though
Combined climate and econometric computer models produce any desired result.
That's enough for, like, 20 feet of high-speed rail, right?