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Full Title: 11 essential questions for designing a policy to price carbon Author(s): Adele Morris Publisher(s): The Brookings Institute Publication Date: 07/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): What follows are eleven essential design questions to...
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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: Achieving the United States' Intended Nationally Determined Contribution Author(s): Doug Vine Publisher(s): Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Publication Date: 07/2016 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): More than 180 nations representing more than...
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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: Arctic Matters: The Global Connection to Changes in the Arctic Author(s): National Research Council Publisher(s): National Research Council of the National Academies Publication Date: 2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This booklet is intended...
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Full Title: Arctic Potential: Realizing the Promise of U.S. Arctic Oil and Gas Resources Author(s): National Petroleum Council 2015 Publisher(s): National Petroleum Council 2015 Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The Arctic is home...
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Full Title: Assessing the Greenhouse Impact of Natural Gas Author(s):  L. M. Cathles Publisher(s): Environmental Science and Technology Publication Date: 6/2012 Length: 38 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt) The global warming impact of substituting natural gas for coal and...
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Full Title: Avoiding the Glorious Mess: A Sensible Approach to Climate Change and the Clean Air Act Author: Jonas Monast, Tim Profeta, and David Cooley Publisher(s): Duke University Publication Date: 10/2010 Language: English Length: 14 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description...
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Full Title: CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion Highlights Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Climate scientists have observed that carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations in...
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Full Title: Cut to Invest: Institute a Modest Carbon Tax to Reduce Carbon Emissions, Finance Clean Energy Technology Development, Cut Taxes, and Reduce the Deficit Author(s): Mark Muro and Jonathan Rothwell Publisher(s): The Brookings...
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Around the country, a new conversation is emerging among municipal leaders and utility executives as they explore the energy/water nexus. While Senator Murkowski started the discussion at the federal level...
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Full Title: Energy Services Analysis: An Alternative Approach for Identifying Opportunities to Reduce Emissions of Greenhouse Gases Author(s): Keith Crane, Liisa Ecola, Scott Hassell, Shanti Natarj Publisher(s): RAND Corporation Publication Date: 4/2012 Length: 60 pages, PDF Full Text: –>ACCESS DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This...
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Full Title: Energy-Water Nexus:The Water Sector’s Energy Use Author(s): Claudia Copeland Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 01/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Water and energy are resources that are reciprocally and mutually linked, because...
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The EPA recently announced new regulations for methane emissions, taking an important first step in reducing the impact of this highly potent greenhouse gas (GHG). But the rule falls short,...
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Full Title: Forest, Agriculture, and Biofuels in a Land use model with Environmental services (FABLE) Author(s): Jevgenijs Steinbuks and Thomas W. Hertel Publisher(s): Purdue University Publication Date: 10/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The goal of this paper is to introduce...
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Full Title: History, Ideology, and U.S. Climate Policy: Beyond the Orthodoxies of Left and Right Author(s): Lee Lane Publisher(s): Hudson Institute Publication Date: 12/2011 Language: English Length: 48 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): As this paper is being written, the United States...
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Full Title: Hydropower Greenhouse Gas Emissions: State of the Research Author(s): William Steinhurst, Patrick Knight, and Melissa Schultz Publisher(s): Synapse Energy Economics Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report reviews the state of information regarding one key policy...
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Today the aviation industry is responsible for about 2% of all GHG emissions. Experts predict that by mid-century, this number could triple without policies designed to combat aircraft emissions due...
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Full Title: Impacts on U.S. Energy Expenditures and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions of Increasing Renewable-Energy Use Author(s): Michael Toman, James Griffin, Robert J. Lempert Publisher(s): The RAND Corporation Publication Date: 8/2008 Language: English Length: 118 pages, PDF Full...
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Full Title: Know Your Oil: Creating a Global Oil-Climate Index Author(s): Deborah Gordon, Adam Brandt, Joule Bergerson, Jonathan Koomey Publisher(s): Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): OIL IS CHANGING....
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Full Title: Legislation, standards and methods for mercury emission control Author(s): Lesley Sloss Publisher(s): IEA Clean Coal Centre Publication Date: 4/2011 Language: English Length: 2 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Coal combustion is currently...
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Full Title: Market-based Emissions Regulation and Industry Dynamics Author(s):  Meredith Fowlie, Mar Reguant, and Stephen P. Ryan Publisher(s): Georgetown Climate Center Publication Date: 8/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): We assess the long-run dynamic implications of market-based regulation of...
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Full Title: Market-Based Environmental Protection Mechanisms and the Impact on Energy Production and Use Author(s): Sandra Meier Publisher(s): New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Publication Date: 10/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Several market-based trading programs currently operate in...
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Full Title: Natural and anthropogenic ethanol sources in North America and potential atmospheric impacts of ethanol fuel use Author(s): Dylan Millet, Eric Apel, Daven K. Henze, Jason Hill, Julian D Marshall, Hanwant Singh...
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Full Title: Natural Gas Infrastructure and Methane Emissions Author(s): Margot Anderson, Stuart, Iler, Tracy Terry, and Rosemarie Calabro Tully Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center Publication Date: 09/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Significantly increased production of natural gas...
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Full Title: Overcoming Barriers to Deployment of Plug-in Electric Vehicles Author(s): Committee on Overcoming Barriers to Electric-Vehicle Deployment; Board on Energy and Environmental Systems; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Transportation...
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Full Title: Past, Present and Future: Urgency of Dealing with Climate Change Author(s): Alan D. Hecht Publisher(s): Scientific Research Publishing Inc. Publication Date: 09/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This paper gives an historic perspective on...
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Full Title: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Economy: Version 2 of the Global Greenhouse Gas Abatement Cost Curve Author(s): McKinsey & Company Publisher(s): McKinsey & Company Publication Date: 1/2009 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Leaders in many nations are discussing ambitious...
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Full Title: Policies That Work: How Vehicle Standards and Fuel Fees Can Cut CO2 Emissions and Boost the Economy Author(s):  Drew Kodjak, Francisco Posada Sanchez, and Laura Segafredo Publisher(s): The Climate Works Foundation Publication Date: 6/2012 Full...
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Full Title: Policies that Work: How Vehicle Standards and Fuel Fees Can Cut CO2 Emissions and Boost the Economy Author(s): Drew Kodjak, Francisco Posada Sanchez and Laura Segafredo Publisher(s): International Council on Clean Transportation Publication...
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Full Title: President Obama unveils U.S. climate action plan: Brookings experts weigh in Author(s): Tim Boersma, Timmons Roberts, and Phillip A. Wallach Publisher(s): Brookings Publication Date: 04/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Ahead of COP21, the...
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Full Title: Primer on GHG Regulation under the Clean Air Act: NSPS Rulemaking Process Author: Brooks Rainey Pearson and Jonas Monast Publisher(s): Duke University Publication Date: 3/2011 Language: English Length: 3 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): On December 23, 2010, the U.S....
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Full Title: Primer on GHG Regulation under the Clean Air Act: PSD, Title V, and NSPS Author: Brooks Rainey Pearson and Jonas Monast Publisher(s): Duke University Publication Date: 2/2011 Language: English Length: 3 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): On January 2, 2011,...
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Full Title:  Quantifying the social equity of carbon mitigation strategies Author(s): Christian E. Casillas & Daniel M. Kammen Publisher(s): Climate Policy Publication Date: 4/2012 Language: English Length: 15 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): Many tools...
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Full Title: Reducing Green House Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation Author(s): David L. Green and Steven E. Plotkin Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 1/2011 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This report examines the prospects for substantially reducing the...
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Full Title: Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity of Marginal Emissions: Implications for Electric Cars and Other Electricity-Shifting Policies Author(s): Joshua Graff Zivin, Matthew J. Kotchen and Erin T. Mansur Publisher(s): UC Santa Barbra Bren School of...
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Full Title: The Carbon Footprint of Electricity from Biomass: A Review of the Current State of Science and Policy Author(s): Jeremy Fisher, Sarah Jackson, and Bruce Biewald Publisher(s): Synapse Energy Economics Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In the...
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Full Title: The challenge of making reliable carbon abatement estimates: the case of diesel microgrids Author(s): Christian E. Casillas and Daniel M. Kammen Publisher(s): S.A.P.I.EN.S Publication Date: 5/2012 Language: English Length: 16 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description: Carbon abatement cost curves can...
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Full Title: The Economic Costs of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under a U.S. National Renewable Electricity Mandate Author(s): Keith Crane, Aimee E. Curtright, David S. Ortiz, Constantine Samaras, Nicholas Burger Publisher(s):...
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Full Title:  The Future of U.S. Natural Gas Production, Use, and Trade Author(s): Sergey Paltsev, Henry D. Jacoby, John M. Reilly, Qudsia J. Ejaz, Francis O’Sullivan, Jennifer Morris, Sebastian Rausch, Niven...
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The rapid proliferation of natural gas development has led to a variety of environmental concerns, such as air and water pollution, increased geological activity, and greenhouse gas emissions. A new...
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Full Title:  The Optimal Portfolio of Emissions Abatement and Low-Carbon R&D Depends on the Expected Availability of Negative Emission Technologies Author(s): Derek M. Lemoine, Sabine Fuss, Jana Szolgayova, Michael Obersteiner, Daniel...
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Full Title: The Potential Role of a Carbon Tax in U.S. Fiscal Reform Author(s): Warwick McKibbin, Adele Morris, Peter Wilcoxen, and Yiyong Cai Publisher(s): The Brookings Institute Publication Date: 7/2012 Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This paper examines fiscal reform...
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Full Title: The Road from Paris: Implications of COP21 for Fossil-Fuel Suppliers Author(s): Joseph Caggiano Publisher(s): Joseph Caggiano Publication Date: 01/2016 Full Text: ->Download Document<- Description (excerpt): The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC) concluded its...
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Full Title:  The Role of Abatement, Technology Policies, and Negative Emission Strategies in Achieving Climate Goals Author(s): Derek M. Lemoine, Sabine Fuss, Jana Szolgayova, Michael Obersteiner, Daniel M. Kammen Publisher(s): Energy and...
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Full Title: The Way Forward: Five Key Actions to Achieve a Low-Carbon Energy Sector Author(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publisher(s): International Energy Agency (IEA) Publication Date: 11/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy is critical to...
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Throughout most of the country, residential electricity customers pay the same price for electricity regardless of when it is consumed. Such flat rates mask the fact that true system costs...
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Full Title: Too late for two degrees? Low carbon economy index 2012 Author(s): PriceWaterhouseCoopers Publisher(s): PriceWaterhouseCoopers Publication Date: 11/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Stabilizing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations at 450 ppm, according to broad scientific consensus, will give the world...
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Full Title: Toward a Sustainable Future for the U.S. Power Sector: Beyond Business as Usual 2011 Author(s): Geoff Keith, Bruce Biewald, Ezra Hausman, Kenji Takahashi, Tommy Vitolo, Tyler Comings and Patrick Knight Publisher(s): Synapse Energy...
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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: Validation of Direct Natural Gas Use to Reduce CO2 Emissions Author(s): Gas Technology Institute Publisher(s): INGAA Publication Date: 6/2009 Length: 72 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): This study analyzes the benefits of increased “direct use” of natural gas...
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