Carbon Tax Initiative

CGEP has launched an initiative to explore key questions and implications related to the design and implementation of a carbon tax in the United States.

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Carbon Management Research Initiative

 CGEP has launched a major new research initiative to study the public policy, financial and economic aspects of carbon management. 

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Guide to Chinese Climate Policy 

To contribute to understanding of Chinese GHG emissions, the impacts of climate change in China and Chinese climate policies we have created a Guide to Chinese Climate Policy.

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Featured Research

CGEP Director Jason Bordoff submitted formal comments on NHTSA’s assessment of the need to conserve energy in the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks

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.

Writing in The Hill, Dr. Julio Friedmann writes that being serious about climate means being serious about carbon management. 

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Kevin Book
Managing Director, ClearView Energy Partners

Host Bill Loveless sits down with Kevin Book, a managing director of the consulting firm ClearView Energy Partners, to talk about the election results, including what they mean for energy and environmental policies and regulations during the next two years of the Trump administration.

Dr. Marcia McNutt
President of the National Academy of Sciences

Host Bill Loveless is joined by Dr. Marcia McNutt, the president of the National Academy of Sciences. 

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
Atmospheric Scientist, Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University

Host Jason Bordoff sits down with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe from Texas Tech University to discuss how to understand and talk about climate change.