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Full Title: Climate Policy Memo #1:­ Cap and Trade v Taxes Author(s): Pew Center on Global Climate Change Publisher(s): Pew Center on Global Climate Change Publication Date: 3/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Cap and trade and a carbon tax are two distinct policies aimed...
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Full Title: A Better Climate Bill: Raising Efficiency and Renewable Electricity Standards Increase Consumer Benefits Author(s): n/a Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 2/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length:  5 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): A 2009 U.S. government...
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Climate change poses a threat to the safety and prosperity of America’s and the world’s citizens. Every major scientific academy agrees that global warming is real, is mostly caused by...
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Full Title: A Primer on Comprehensive Policy Options for States to Comply with the Clean Power Plan Author(s): Karen Palmer and Anthony Paul Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description...
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A new report from RFF points out that despite the absence of cap-and-trade legislation, the United States is on course to reach the same emissions reduction goal – 17 percent...
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Full Title: An Analysis of the Carbon Limits and Energy for America’s Renewal (CLEAR) Act and Comparison to Waxman-Markey Author: Eric Williams Publisher(s): Duke University Publication Date: 4/2010 Language: English Length: 11 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The most direct measure...
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Full Title: California’s Climate Policy – a Model? Author(s):  David Buchan Publisher(s): The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Publication Date: 12/2010 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: California’s energy and climate policies deserve study for three new reasons. First, the...
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In a column for the New York Times titled “There’s Still Hope for the Planet,” columnist David Leonhardt describes why investments in technology – particularly governmental investments in clean tech...
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Full Title:  Design and implementation of carbon cap and dividend policies Author(s): Kunkel C, Kammen DM Publisher(s): Energy Policy Publication Date: 1/2012 Language: English Length: 11 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): An important concept in...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] There is...
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A study of successful cap-and-trade schemes published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science found that cap-and-trade policies – a widely favored tool in climate change mitigation –...
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Full Title: Enhancing Compliance Flexibility under the Clean Power Plan: A Common Elements Approach to Capturing Low-Cost Emissions Reductions Author(s): Jonas Monast, Tim Profeta, Jeremy Tarr,and Brian Murray Publisher(s): Duke University, Nicholas...
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Full Title: Federal Policies for Renewable Electricity: Impacts and Interactions Author(s): Karen Palmer, Anthony Paul, and Matt Woerman Publisher(s): Resources for the future Publication Date: 1/2011 Language: English Length: 45 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description...
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Full Title: Fixing a Critical Climate Accounting Error Author(s): T. Searchinger, S. Hamburg, J. Melillo, et al. Publisher(s):  Science, AAAS Publication Date: 10/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 2 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Rules for...
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Full Title: Forging the Climate Consensus: Domestic and International Offsets Author(s): W. Reilly  (Co-Chair),  J. Rowe (Co-Chair),  S. Tierney (Co-Chair), et al. Publisher(s):  National Commission on Energy Policy, Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Forging the Climate Consensus: Oversight of the Greenhouse Gas Market Author(s): W. Reilly  (Co-Chair),  J. Rowe (Co-Chair),  S. Tierney (Co-Chair), et al. Publisher(s):  National Commission on Energy Policy, Bipartisan Policy...
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Full Title:  Government Investment in a Clean Energy Future Author(s): Farbes J, Kammen DM Publisher(s): University of California Berkeley Publication Date: 12/2010 Language: English Length: 53 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): With the passage of...
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Full Title:  Innovation under cap-and-trade programs Author(s): Margaret A. Taylor Publisher(s): Proceedings of the National Academies of Science Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 20 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Policies incentivizing the private...
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Note: Synopsis based on Our Energy Policy Foundation staff review of Congressional committee and office summaries, third party analyses, and media summaries. Synopsis intended solely for the purposes of generating...
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Note: Synopsis based on Our Energy Policy Foundation staff review of Congressional committee and office summaries, third party analyses, and media summaries. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. Greenhouse...
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Full Title: Lessons Learned from Three Decades of Experience with Cap-and-Trade Author(s): Richard Schmalensee and Robert N. Stavins Publisher(s): Resources for the Future (RFF) Publication Date: 11/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This essay provides an...
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Full Title: Leveling the Carbon Playing Field Author(s): Trevor Houser, Rob Bradley, Britt Childs, Jacob Werksman, Robert Heilmayr Publisher(s): World Resources Institute Publication Date: 7/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Climate policy, by imposing a cost on greenhouse gas emissions, has...
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Full Title:  Linking Climate Policy to Fiscal and Environmental Reform Author(s): Ted Gayer Publisher(s): The Brookings Institute Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 10 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Both presidential candidates in 2008...
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Full Title: Market Mechanisms: Understanding the Options Author(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Climate change poses a significant...
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Full Title: Markets versus Regulation: The Efficiency and Distributional Impacts of U.S. Climate Policy Proposals Author(s): Sebastian Rausch and Valerie J. Karplus Publisher(s): MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of...
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Full Title: New Markets for Pollution and Energy Efficiency Credit Trading under Automobile Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Economy Standards Author(s): Benjamin Leard and Virginia McConnell Publisher(s): Resources for the Future (RFF) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Plan B: Near-Term Presidential Action for Energy & Environmental Leadership Author(s): n/a Publisher(s): Presidential Climate Action Project, Natural Capitalism Solutions Publication Date: 8/2010 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 18 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): Since taking office in January...
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Full Title: Report of the Market Simulation Group on Competitive Supply/Demand Balance in the California Allowance Market and the Potential for Market Manipulation Author(s): Severin Borenstein, James Bushnell, Frank A. Wolak,...
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Full Title: Section-by-Section: The Managed Carbon Price Act of 2012 (MCP) Author:  Office of Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA) Publisher(s): Office of Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA) Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Today, Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA) introduced...
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Full Title: Shifting Gears: A New Approach to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Transportation Sector Author(s): Jack Lienke and Jason A Schwartz Publisher(s): Institute for Policy Integrity Publication Date: 4/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Each...
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Full Title: The Dynamics of Pollution Permits Author(s): Makoto Hasegawa and Stephen W. Salant Publisher(s): Resources for the Future (RFF) Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): We review the literature on bankable emission permits...
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Full Title: The Economic Impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative on Ten Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States: Review of the Use of RGGI Auction Proceeds from the First Three-Year Compliance Period Author(s): Paul...
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Full Title: The Institutional Blind Spot in Environmental Economics Author(s): Dallas Burtraw Publisher(s): Resources For the Future Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: At least among economists, one often-heard lament is that those who develop and implement environmental...
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Coal is one of America’s most abundant and affordable energy sources, and has served for decades as the country’s primary base load electric fuel. Coal comes with significant environmental trade-offs,...
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Full Title: US Status on Climate Change Mitigation Author(s): Dallas Burtraw and Matt Woerman Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In 2009, President Obama pledged that, by 2020, the United States would achieve...
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Full Title: When Scientific Palmers Make Policy: The Impact and Future of Cap-and-Trade in the United States Author(s): Sophia Hamilton Publisher(s): The Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): The political debate...
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Full Title: Who Benefits From Free Emission Allowances? An Economic Analysis of the Waxman-Markey Cap-and-Trade Program Author(s): Andrew Chamberlain Publisher(s): Institute for Energy Research Publication Date: 09/2009 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Recent Congressional Budget Office...
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