Carbon Tax
Daily Energy Government Policy

A carbon tax on gasoline: good, bad, or just ugly

Joe Biden’s climate plan proposes carbon pricing, but the details on what this actually means have not been forthcoming. One possibility is a cap-and-trade pricing mechanism, but the other alternative is a traditional carbon tax. So, what are the advantages of one over the other? We can examine that against some unconventional measures: obscurity and Read More…

Climate Change
Climate Change Feature Feature 2 Repost

Wired for survival, not climate change

(First of the Climate Change Conundrum papers) Humans possess genetic wiring attuned to survival. Before our distant ancestors’ ascendancy over the natural environment, daily survival was the key theme of life. Humans adapted themselves to the seasons because hunting, and later farming, depended on planning, lest they starve during the winters. Less energy was devoted Read More…