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CGEP Senior Research Scholar and Fellow Dr. Varun Sivaram and Research Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman examine the renewable electricity production and investment tax credits and offer design principles for future clean electricity tax incentives.

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CGEP Research Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman analyzes a nationwide clean electricity standard proposed by Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM).

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As economists, policymakers and other leaders eye carbon taxes as a climate policy solution, the Center on Global Energy Policy launched a new video that provides the basics on how carbon taxes work and what tradeoffs to consider when designing po

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A group of 45 economists released a statement declaring the need for immediate national action on climate change.

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CGEP Director Jason Bordoff and CGEP Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman describe the major design decisions associated with a federal carbon tax and their implications on US energy markets, emissions, and the economy.

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CGEP Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman compares the major design elements of the proposed Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act to three other prominent proposals of 2018. He also examines the policy’s likely impacts on emissions, energy markets and the economy using analyses of other federal carbon tax scenarios.

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CGEP Scholar Dr. Noah Kauman describes how the Deutch proposal resembles and differs from the other prominent carbon tax proposals of 2018.

 

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CGEP Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman examines four concerns that carbon tax supporters have raised with the design of Initiative 1631 in Washington state. For each, he highlights the consensus of economists on how a carbon tax should be designed (in theory) and compares those recommendations to the details of Initiative 1631.

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CGEP Scholar Noah Kaufman explores why a putting a price on vehicle emissions is better policy than it seems

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When it comes to action on climate change, few groups have less in common than the oil industry and climate activists. Writing in The Hill, CGEP Scholar Noah Kaufman argues that both groups, however, may find something to like in the same kind of climate policy: a carbon tax

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