Clean Power Plan

Can Red and Purple States Go Green?

Scholars argue that state policymaking cannot effectively counteract federal environmental deregulation.

You Need to See It to Believe It

Scholars argue that the use of visual media in federal rulemaking promotes democratic values.

Restoring Science and Economics to EPA’s Benefit Calculation

EPA’s proposed transparency rules would make the agency’s analyses more scientifically rigorous.

Credible and Stable Regulation Encourages Voluntary Climate Action

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan prompted companies to expand transparency about their carbon emissions.

Get Moving with Climate Action

Former EPA Administrator urges the public to take action against climate change.

The Pitfalls of Consistent Cost-Benefit Analyses

A one-size-fits-all approach to cost-benefit analysis won’t necessarily ensure better policy.

Putting Trump’s “Affordable Clean Energy” Plan in Perspective

Recent proposed rule can be better understood by considering the fate of the Clean Power Plan in the Supreme Court.

Let’s Be Real About State and Local Climate Action

Federal action is key to effectively addressing climate change.

Holding Congress Accountable

A New Deal-era proposal would produce more effective, less burdensome regulation.

How the Clean Power Plan’s Repeal Undermines Regulatory Analysis

The Trump Administration’s purported economic justification weakens the credibility of cost-benefit analysis.

The Legal Risks of Regulating Climate Change at the Subnational Level

State and local regulators will face challenges in trying to pick up the slack after a federal withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

Putting in Perspective Trump’s Unwinding of Obama’s Climate Policy

Both President Trump and environmental advocates overstate the effects of repealing the Clean Power Plan.