House Tariff Vote on China a Dry Run for Border Carbon Adjustments?

Daniel Firger Associate Director and Fellow In response to persistent concerns that China intentionally undervalues its currency, the renminbi, the U.S. House of Representatives voted September 29 to give the Obama administration sweeping new authority to impose retaliatory tariffs on Chinese imports.  Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) indicated he would press […]

Results Shown for GHG Reporting Under Massachusetts Little NEPA

by Brenden Cline The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) submitted comments on the “Draft NEPA Guidance on the Consideration of the Effects of Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions” (the Guidance) issued by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) in February 2010. EEA’s comments provide suggestive information […]

Provisions on Natural Gas Vehicles and Plug-in Electric Vehicles in Senate Oil Spill Bill

by Marne Sussman The newly-introduced Senate oil spill response bill, entitled “Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act of 2010”, gives scant coverage to energy issues. Division B of the proposed legislation, on clean transportation, is one of only two sections that address clean energy and/or energy efficiency.  The […]