The White House yesterday released a list of executive actions to “combat climate change” with “solar deployment and energy efficiency” regulations that promise to cut 300 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030 and allegedly billions from electricity bills.
Katie Tubb is a research assistant for the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation.
September 19, 2014, 5:16 PM EDT
August 29, 2014, 10:18 AM EDT
The NRC’s decision is little more than a temporary patch for a broken system and removes any incentive to fix the real problem. The nation ultimately needs a viable nuclear waste management system, and any solution begins with geologic storage.
August 21, 2014, 5:26 PM EDT
On and off since 1992, the American taxpayers have subsidized wind energy with a production tax credit (PTC) so generous that wind generators can pay distributers to take their power and still make a profit.