Research & Commentary: Gov. Wolf’s Unilateral Move to Join RGGI Is Regressive, Will Increase Energy Prices in Pennsylvania
There is little evidence to suggest RGGI has reduced CO2 emissions, rather the initiative acts as a regressive tax and is expected to cost Pennsylvania electric generators at least an additional $275 million a year, according to one low estimate.
The number of light duty vehicles on the roads, and vehicle miles traveled, will increase dramatically over the coming decade. Price and cost considerations mean electric vehicles will only make up a small part of that growth.
Gradient’s two-year analysis finds emissions from the Yonker natural gas hydraulic fracturing well site near two schools in Washington County, Pennsylvania pose no health risk to youths attending the schools.
President Donald Trump signed two executive orders that will fast-track new oil and gas pipelines. This positive development will boost the nation's energy independence, national security, and economy.
Hydrocarbons collectively supply 84 percent of the world’s energy, and the belief that we can replace them with non-carbon dioxide emitting technologies in a short time period is pure wish fulfillment, a form of "magical thinking."
Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett testified before the U.S. House Water Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee regarding the purported threat a comprehensive survey of the U.S. Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf might pose to the North Atlantic Right whale.