Articles Tagged: Michael Canes

Marshall Institute Report on Cap and Trade Profiled on E&E TV

A new report by the George C. Marshall Institute released on July 20, 2007, was profiled on E&ETV on July 24. The report, Why Cap & Trade is the Wrong Policy to Curb Greenhouse Gases for the United States, authored by Dr. Michael Canes, demonstrates that a C&T system would be far more complex and […]

Why Cap & Trade is the Wrong Policy to Curb Greenhouse Gases for the United States

U.S. policy towards controlling greenhouse gases (GHGs) has relied largely on voluntary actions to achieve its objectives. In 2002, President Bush announced a goal of decreasing the GHG intensity of national output (GHGs/GDP) by 18 percent over ten years, by 2012. Public/private partnerships, spending on research, development and deployment, and international agreements such as the […]

A Cap and Trade System v. Alternative Policies to Curb U.S. Greenhouse Gases

Since the inception of international discussions regarding climate change, there has been debate within the United States concerning what course of action to take. The state of climate science, the U.S. record in reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity, and the prospective costs of a cap and trade system all suggest that the a policy […]

Unraveling the Puzzle: Differing Economic Estimates of Climate Policy

Many analyses have been performed of the effects of reducing greenhouse gas emissions on the U.S. economy. The vast majority show a negative impact on GDP, but the results differ in magnitude and timing. These differences arise from the use of different types of models, different model structures, and different assumptions. It is important to […]

Excessive Economic and National Security Costs to Result From Low Carbon Fuel Standards

New Studies Highlight Consequences of Proposed Federal and State Actions The George C. Marshall Institute has released two studies documenting the adverse economic, environmental and national security implications of proposed low carbon fuel standards (LCFS). Low carbon fuel standards have been proposed at both the federal and state level, and serve as an element of […]

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