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.
This Guide examines Chinese climate change policies. It starts with a review of Chinese greenhouse gas emissions. It then explores the impacts of climate change in China and explains the policy tools the Chinese government uses to address climate change and related topics.
Writing in the Petroleum Economist's Outlook 2018, Director Jason Bordoff examines the impact of the Trump administration’s ambitious deregulatory agenda to unleash American “energy dominance” on US energy supply, greenhouse gas emissions, and the global energy market.