Greenhouse Gas Emissions

How Soon Can the World’s Electricity Go Carbon-Free?

How Soon Can the World’s Electricity Go Carbon-Free?

Nuclear power expansion shows potential for emissions-free electricity by 2050.

The Nuclear Option for Reducing Climate Change

The Nuclear Option for Reducing Climate Change

Debate reignites over whether nuclear energy is an important tool or a costly mistake.

Experts Debate EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Rule

Experts Debate EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Rule

PPR seminar focuses on controversial proposed rule aimed at combatting climate change.

Climate Change is Getting Worse

Climate Change is Getting Worse

U.N. Panel’s final report comes at a delicate inflection point for policy makers.

General Permits and the Regulation of Greenhouse Gases

General Permits and the Regulation of Greenhouse Gases

Recent Supreme Court decision misses a climate change solution that could satisfy all parties.

The Role of Permits in the Regulatory State

The Role of Permits in the Regulatory State

General permits play an increasingly important role in implementing regulation.

Supreme Court Decision Strikes Compromise in Greenhouse Gas Case

Supreme Court Decision Strikes Compromise in Greenhouse Gas Case

EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions is left largely intact, but agency faces rebuke.

EPA Adopts Stricter Standards to Clean Up Auto Exhaust

EPA Adopts Stricter Standards to Clean Up Auto Exhaust

EPA finalized new rules on sulfur in gasoline and tailpipe emissions as part of clean car program.

Prospects for an Interstate Cap and Trade for Greenhouse Gases

Prospects for an Interstate Cap and Trade for Greenhouse Gases

The last years of the Obama administration will determine if the EPA succeeds in implementing a cap-and-trade regime.

Promoting Renewable Energy in the Federal Government

Promoting Renewable Energy in the Federal Government

Presidential memo requires agencies to obtain 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020.

Adjusting the Social Cost of Carbon: A Commonsense Revision

Adjusting the Social Cost of Carbon: A Commonsense Revision

Changes should be made to better reflect underlying scientific models.

The Environmental Impacts of the Built World

The Environmental Impacts of the Built World

EPA report suggests strategies for mitigating development’s environmental effects.