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Experts Weigh In On Carbon Pricing
Recent expert dialogues on carbon pricing conducted by the non-partisan OurEnergyPolicy (OEP) revealed some strong views on the need to move boldly on policies to price carbon. Read more.
Energy Experts Recommend Actions for Offshore Wind Growth
The United States’ offshore wind industry is set to grow exponentially—from only one operating wind farm (Block Island Wind Farm in Rhode Island) to about 30 more offshore wind projects that are currently under development. Read more.
Energy Experts Address America’s Dependency on Critical Mineral Imports
As America’s drive toward clean energy intensifies, a major threat may be our reliance on importing critical mineral inputs like cobalt for these technologies, say top experts in an OurEnergyPolicy dialogue. Read more.
Energy Experts Discussing the Moniz “Green Real Deal”
Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz first called on the need for a “Green Real Deal” in a CNBC editorial with former Assistant Secretary of Energy Andy Karsner in March, and now OurEnergyPolicy’s (OEP) community of energy experts are discussing it. Read more.
OurEnergyPolicy.org’s resource library—the most comprehensive online resource library for U.S. energy policy-relevant publications and materials—now has a new name, a new look, and improved search and sort capabilities. Read more.
Senator Barrasso (R-WY)’s USE IT Act, approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee last week, received generally positive marks, along with some suggested changes, in a robust discussion online by energy professionals. Read more.
Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY-20) is hosting a discussion on OurEnergyPolicy.org to gather input from its 1,600-member community and other energy professionals on his nine-point climate action framework. Read more.
Could Carbon Tax Revenue Use Be a Game Changer?
OurEnergyPolicy’s expert dialogue revealed a partial consensus among commenters that a carbon fee and dividend—in which tax revenues would be refunded to tax payers—would be the carbon pricing policy with the greatest likelihood to pass on the federal level. Read more.
USGS Report Informs Critical Mineral Policy
Time for a Price on Carbon
Federal Climate Change Policy is Needed Now and Must Leverage the Private Sector
Nonprofit Relaunches Improved Online Resource Library
Comprehensive Online Energy Library Adds Features and Relaunches as “OurEnergyLibrary”
USE IT Act: Reducing Emissions Through Carbon Use Innovation, Not Regulation
Should the Dept. of Energy Ensure Natural Gas Pipelines’ Physical & Cybersecurity?
The Problem with Renewable Energy Subsidies
Bioenergy Is the Overlooked Giant of Decarbonization