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Environment Issues

West Coast Wind Patterns Lead to Below-Normal Wind Generation Capacity Factors

Energy produced by wind turbines in West Coast states increased in 2014 by 45% from 2009...

Potential Energy Impacts of the EPA Proposed Clean Power Plan

The EPA is encouraging each state to reach CO2 emission rate targets by implementing four types of changes...

Which States Lose From the Changes to the EPA's Clean Power Plan?

The EPA's Clean Power Plan is much harsher on states that have done less to move toward carbon efficient energy...

Consumers' Value of Fuel Economy Could Shape Energy Policy

In a recent study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, researchers concluded that consumers do in fact value fuel efficiency...

Renewables Offer No Bang for Your Megawatt

Large amounts of new renewable energy capacity do not always translate into large amounts of new power generation...

How Free Market Environmentalism is Transforming Parks

A group of free market economists began examining alternative ideas for addressing public land management and other environmental issues 30 years ago...

Welfare Implications of Falling Natural Gas Prices

Study finds that the natural gas boom generated substantial net economic benefits...

To Market, To Market

Recently approved GMO foods expose inefficiencies of FDA system...

Under Pressure in the U.S., Coal Still Thriving Internationally

Recent reports from the International Energy Agency show coal is far from dead internationally...

The Many Problems of the EPA's Clean Power Plan and Climate Regulations

President Obama's climate plan would have a chilling effect on the economy, not the climate...


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