Tag: American Enterprise Institute

It might only apply to industry emissions and nary a Republican would dare admit to seriously considering it, but talk of a possible carbon tax is making the rounds in political Washington and elsewhere. Think about it. A carbon tax does not lack for support among mainstream energy and fiscal policy experts; it has drawn…

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With the absence of an energy discussion in this year’s presidential race, one might think the U.S. faces few, if any, substantive energy problems, or opportunities for that matter. Most energy experts agree that is not the case. Yet what constitutes a problem or an opportunity, is subject to interpretation. Rising gasoline prices, heightening unrest…

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As economic stimulus spending winds down and efficiency and renewable energy projects take root from the array of grants, rebates and tax incentives seized by energy consumers, the focus on just how many new ‘green’ jobs comprising the “clean economy” is sharpening. The early returns present a less-than-compelling — albeit incomplete — economic snapshot fueling…

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