The United Kingdom’s foreign minister discusses the economic and security implications of global energy and climate trends and explains the UK’s approach to addressing them.
Recently, China’s coal consumption numbers have been revised upward by 17 percent. This highlights the difficulty of coming to an international agreement on greenhouse gas reductions.
Working on an economic story today? Here’s the latest from AEI experts on today’s economic stories.
Ethanol damages both our environment and our economy, while doing little to enhance national security. Only in Washington would a special-interest group try to convince policymakers, the public, and the media otherwise.
As we debate energy policies and climate change, it is important to keep in mind that both regulations and carbon taxes impose costs on the economy, and these costs impose burdens on households.
The climate industry never tells us what actual benefits would flow from their policy prescriptions, and they never offer actual evidence that a crisis is upon us.
We need to modernize our energy policy for the 21st century to reflect America’s new status as a world energy superpower and lift the oil export ban altogether.
A new study claims Chinese emissions from coal from 2000 to 2012 were overstated by 40%. While this may prove inaccurate, it highlights problems with core data provided by Chinese national and local governments.
Nuclear power is worth saving because it provides non-polluting base-load electricity that is a major dividend for Michigan’s households, businesses, and industries. By overlooking this, the Obama energy plan is seriously flawed and deficient.
AEI energy and environment expert Benjamin Zycher points out that the plan does not address the largest supposed benefit of the new limits: the effect they will have on future temperatures.
The Clean Power Plan is a costly proposal that is only going to reduce global temperatures in the year 2100 by fifteen one-thousandths of a degree.