Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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.

President Obama’s Budget Sets Regulatory Priorities Too

President Obama’s Budget Sets Regulatory Priorities Too

The proposed budget identifies the administration’s regulatory priorities.

A Proposed Environmental Agenda for Obama’s Second Term

A Proposed Environmental Agenda for Obama’s Second Term

New position paper calls for climate change and sustainable energy regulations.

Climate Change and the North American Wolverine

Climate Change and the North American Wolverine

Citing climate change, government seeks to classify the wolverine as a threatened species.

Effective Climate Policy: The Case for a Carbon Tax

Effective Climate Policy: The Case for a Carbon Tax

A carbon tax is the most effective and least costly climate policy.

The Administrative President

The Administrative President

In his second term, President Obama will seek even more policy change by influencing federal administrative agencies.

Regulation as a Dynamic Macroeconomic Enterprise

Regulation as a Dynamic Macroeconomic Enterprise

Regulators can do a better job of anticipating reactions when designing regulations.