Carbon Emissions

Another day, another half-baked carbon tax proposal

Last weekend, The Washington Post lamented in an editorial that too many miles were being driven on our nation’s roads. Individuals are not being held accountable for their actions, the Post complained, adding that there needs to be a way...

/ September 14, 2016

Energy divestment is not the answer to climate change

The end of summer means that college students all across the country are heading back to campus. Few experiences compare to college life. It is a time of freedom, adventure, and intellectual and personal growth. It is where social and...

/ September 6, 2016

Energy-related CO2 Emissions Have Fallen Across Almost Every State

This week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a report saying that energy-related carbon emissions decreased across nearly every state between 2005 and 2013. This was news to many, but we have been saying something similar for months.

/ November 23, 2015

AFPM Supports House Resolutions Against EPA’s Clean Power Plan

The following post is a letter from AFPM President Chet Thompson to Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, in support of the House resolutions disapproving of EPA’s recent regulations on carbon emissions from electrical...

/ November 19, 2015