Emissions

Politics Over Process

Recently, a coalition of Democratic Attorneys General (AGs) from 13 states sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, notifying him of their intent to sue if the EPA eases the current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards...

/ July 11, 2017

The Federal Government and States Regulate Several Fuel Parameters

I discussed oxygenated gasoline in a recent blog. However, there are more regulated fuel parameters.

/ February 1, 2016

Economics of a Carbon Tax

In response to an op-ed in the Washington Post by Robert Samuelson, a letter to the editor from Citizens’ Climate Lobby published on January 1 stated that private investors have no economic incentive to fund research and development in low...

/ January 27, 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