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Dr. Adele Morris, Dr. Noah Kaufman and Siddhi Doshi

Adele Morris, Noah Kaufman and Siddhi Doshi examine the implications of a carbon-constrained future on coal-dependent local governments in the United States.

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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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Justin Gundlach, Ron Minsk and Dr. Noah Kaufman

Justin Gundlach, CGEP Non-Resident Fellow Ron Minsk and Research Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman propose a framework to consider the interactions between a federal carbon tax and salient energy and emissions policies. The paper provides policymakers information about how they might want to add, subtract, or change existing policies by using the framework to classify existing policies are either complementary or redundant to a federal carbon tax.

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David Sandalow
CGEP Inaugural Fellow and Author, Guide to Chinese Climate Policy

China is the world leader in emissions of heat-trapping gases, and the Chinese government is taking many steps to reduce emissions, including policies that have made China the world's leader in renewable energy and electric vehicles. But other...

Carl Pope
Senior Climate Advisor to Michael Bloomberg and Principal Advisor, Inside Straight Strategies

With the next U.S. election just 15 months away, advocates of action on climate change are gearing up with fresh plans to address the issue and bring them to the attention of the American electorate. Among the...

Dr. Christof Rühl
Energy Expert and Economist

Global energy markets are in flux, from the rapid growth in renewable energy production and falling technology costs to talk of peak demand and calls for urgent action on climate change. At the same time, greenhouse gas emissions went up last...