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Why the US Should Stay in the Paris Climate Agreement

April 20, 2017

[The Boston Globe ] Ban Ki-moon and Robert N. Stavins: In the five decades since the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, remarkable economic growth around the world has been accompanied by significant environmental challenges. Great progress has been made to address many of these challenges, but leaders around the world continue to struggle to address global climate change due to the accumulation of greenhouse gases.

Renewable Energy Tax Cut Rewrite May Be Uphill Battle for GOP

April 16, 2017

[The Washington Times ]...“These tax expenditures don’t represent a shift — there have been no changes in the tax provisions that deliver fossil fuel tax expenditures over the past decade — but an increase in the renewable power investment and output that qualifies for the renewable tax expenditures,” said Joseph Aldy, a professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School who studies energy and tax policy.