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On Earth Day, a Roundup of Brookings Climate, Energy and Environment Research

A boy holds a globe, that depicts the effects of global warming while he returns from a rally organized to mark World Environment Day in Kathmandu, June 5, 2012. (REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

For Earth Day, April 22, here's a roundup of selected research and commentary from Brookings experts on issues related to climate change, energy and the environment.

Carbon/Energy Tax Research

An EPA-Sanctioned State-Based Carbon Tax Could Reduce Emissions and Improve State Finances
Adele Morris

Comments on Senate Finance Committee Proposal for Energy Tax
Adele Morris

Recommendations to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Why EPA Should Offer a Price-Based Standard for Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants
Adele Morris

Establishing a Global Carbon Market Reserve: A Low Cost Climate Solution with Big Returns
Nigel Purvis and Abigail Jones

The Tax Favored By Most Economists
William Gale


Climate/Greenhouse Gas Regulation

Greenhouse Gas Regulation at the Supreme Court—The Limits of Executive Adaptation
Philip Wallach

A Realistic Timetable for Greenhouse Gas Regulation Under the Clean Air Act
Philip Wallach

U.S. Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Philip Wallach

The EPA Tackles Greenhouse Gas
Ted Gayer


Clean Energy

Clean Energy Finance Through the Bond Market: A New Option for Progress
Lewis M. Milford, Devashree Saha, Mark Muro, Robert Sanders and Toby Rittner

Clean Energy: Policy and Priorities
Adele Morris

Beyond Boom and Bust: Getting Clean Energy Policy Right
Mark Muro, Letha Tawney and Alex Trembeth

Clean Energy: Revisiting the Challenges of Industrial Policy
Adele Morris, Pietro S. Nivola and Charles L. Schultze


China and the Developing World

China's Clean Energy Challenges
(event)

A High-Carbon Partnership? Chinese-Latin American Relations in a Carbon-Constrained World
Guy Edwards and Timmons Roberts

Changing Energy Dynamics in the Western Hemisphere: Impacts on Central America and the Caribbean
Harold Trinkunas

Prioritizing the Climate Change Agenda in Africa
Jessica Pugliese


Global Adaptation to Climate Change and Energy Security

Governing a Changing Arctic
John Banks and Fred Dews

Manage the Impact of Climate Change
Elizabeth Ferris

The New Geopolitical and Security Consequences of Energy
Bruce Jones, David Steven and Emily O’Brien

President Obama, This is Your Energy Moment
Charles Ebinger

Fast Forward: Ethics and Politics in the Age of Global Warming
William J. Antholis and Strobe Talbott


COP19 (Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)

The Warsaw Framework for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+): What It Means for Africa
Temesgen Deressa, Bryce Campbell and Mwangi S. Kimenyi

Climate Change Negotiations in Warsaw Result in a Timeline for Agreement in 2015
Claire Langley and Nathan Hultman

The UN Climate Meeting in Warsaw: Foundations for a 2015 Climate Agreement
Nathan Hultman and Claire Langley


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