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

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


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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