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CGEP Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman examines four concerns that carbon tax supporters have raised with the design of Initiative 1631 in Washington state. For each, he highlights the consensus of economists on how a carbon tax should be designed (in theory) and compares those recommendations to the details of Initiative 1631.

On July 19, 2018, CGEP held a workshop on the energy impacts of the three revolutions in road transportation. This summary highlights the main points that arose.

Writing in the New York Times, CGEP Director Jason Bordoff argues that the damage done by the Trump administration’s reversal of Mr. Obama’s climate policies is less a sharp rise in carbon emissions than it is the loss of American leadership and missed opportunity to save future generations from climate change’s severe impacts.

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Kevin Book
Managing Director, ClearView Energy Partners

Host Bill Loveless sits down with Kevin Book, a managing director of the consulting firm ClearView Energy Partners, to talk about the election results, including what they mean for energy and environmental policies and regulations during the next two years of the Trump administration.

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
Atmospheric Scientist, Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University

Host Jason Bordoff sits down with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe from Texas Tech University to discuss how to understand and talk about climate change.

Dr. Pratima Rangarajan
CEO of OGCI Climate Investments

Host Jason Bordoff talks with Dr. Pratima Rangarajan, CEO of OGCI Climate Investments, about lowering the carbon footprints of the energy and industrial sectors.