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June 12, 2015 Congress, Pay Attention to This Carbon Tax BillSource: Bloomberg
The challenge to prevent climate change is daunting for its scale. How can society change human behavior widely enough to stop the accumulation of atmosphere-warming gases -- without swelling the government or ruining the economy?
June 8, 2015 The Case for a Carbon TaxSource: NY Times
In a welcome development, businesses are asking world leaders to do more to address climate change. This week, the top executives of six large European oil and gas companies called for a tax on carbon emissions.
June 1, 2015 Washing one's hands of the stain of coal
Australian Financial Review - According to the Global îSustainableî Investment Alliance ... All the main index providers, led by S&P Dow Jones, îMSCIî and FTSE, have devoted huge resources to...
April 13, 2015 The Dirty Secret of Obama’s Carbon PlanSource: Wall Street Journal
Americans don’t give much thought to whether their electricity will be there when they need it. You flip a switch, the lights go on. Your phone charges up. The medical equipment in the emergency room does its job. Yet electric...
Source: Washington Post
We'll start with the video below, which shows testimony from Bryan Koon, head of the emergency division for the state of Florida, before a committee of the state Senate. As you might have heard, former state employees told...
March 16, 2015 Stand up to junk science on frackingSource: The Hill
America’s smart drilling revolution has bestowed numerous economic and environmental benefits. Innovative entrepreneurs who combined horizontal drilling with hydraulic fracturing have led to huge increases of domestic energy...
March 16, 2015 The True Link Between Carbon-Based Fuels and Quality of LifeSource: Forbes
Simply put, access to modern energy is what separates the rich from the poor. That’s why companies that produce energy are really the ones “standing on moral ground” over those with business models dependent on attacking them.
March 9, 2015 How the Oil Export Ban Chokes the Fracking BoomSource: Wall Street Journal
Oil is overflowing U.S. storage facilities partly because of the 40-year-old export ban. The wave of bankruptcies and layoffs that many have predicted for the U.S. energy sector may finally be coming, but less because of the...
February 25, 2015 Keystone Solution Runs Through CanadaSource: Michael Bloomberg
The Keystone XL pipeline has become a perfect symbol of Washington’s dysfunction. Democrats exaggerate its environmental impact while Republicans exaggerate its economic benefits. In the debate, each side talks past the other,...
February 23, 2015 How Fracking Saved America's Economy While Helping The EnvironmentSource: Seeking Alpha
A combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracking has opened up oil and gas production from shale formations. Since the widespread adoption of fracking, American crude production (NYSEARCA:USO) has soared from just over
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