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Congress designed the current CAA around two fundamental misunderstandings about air pollution, misunderstandings that make the statute clumsy and that hinder further attempts at emissions reductions.
You just can't out-gloom an environmentalist. The Atlantic invited some luminaries to answer the question "How and when will the world end?" Some contributions were funny. Others simply plausible.
President Obama, speaking on climate-change at Georgetown University on Tuesday, invoked science again and again. But the policies he pushed had less to do with the findings of physics than the wishlists of corporate lobbyists.
Solar radiation management (SRM) appears to offer at least some capacity to offset the warming caused by rising atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. A workable SRM system could offer a highly useful backup and supplement to current climate policy options.
The following is a letter from AEI visiting scholar Ben Zycher to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-OR., and Sen. Brian Schatz, D-HI, of the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change in response to their April 3, 2013, request for comments and observations on the draft legislation for imposition of a carbon pollution fee upon large emitters.
The Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee (SFRC) is a group of publicly recognized independent experts on the financial services industry — including experts in banking, insurance, and securities — who meet regularly to study and critique regulatory policies affecting this sector of the economy.
This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
At a Capitol Hill luncheon event, Westchester County Executive, Robert Astorino, will present his first-hand experience with HUD's demands to sue localities over common zoning regulations in an effort to dismantle local zoning as it is known today.
AEI's Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies will host General Mark Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the US Air Force for the concluding session of its series with the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Join AEI for a discussion of two new policy proposals that address the use of road pricing and public-private partnerships, as well as state efforts to enhance infrastructure and economic competitiveness.
Join AEI for a discussion of professional sports subsidies and — fittingly — for a free lunch.
AEI’s Jeffrey Eisenach will argue in favor of a generic antitrust enforcement model with primary enforcement by the FTC and Jonathan Baker of American University will maintain that an industry-specific regulator like the FCC is needed to work with antitrust enforcers to shape competition in the broadband industry. The debate will be moderated by US Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Williams.