Earth Track Blog
by dkoplow on Nov 17, 2013
The Joint Committee on Taxation of the US Congress has gradually posted many of its publications going back as early as 1926. Special tax rules for natural resources were a focus of JCT's att...
by dkoplow on Nov 15, 2013
Government mortgage insurers Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac (FMCC) have been in the news quite a bit lately. Last week it was the http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-fa...
by dkoplow on Nov 13, 2013
Bjorn Lomborg ran an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal a few days ago in which he concluded the real problem with energy markets is that there are too many subsidies to green energy. Lomborg a...
by dkoplow on Oct 23, 2013
More evidence that nuclear power isn't competitive in the marketplace is coming out of the just-announced deal for Britain's first new nuclear reactors since 1995 -- to be developed at Hinkley Poin...
by dkoplow on Oct 17, 2013
Some interesting research coming out of MIT and UCAL Davis challenges claims by the biofuels industry that Renewable Fuel purchase mandates have resulted in enormous savings to fuel consumers....
by dkoplow on Oct 3, 2013
1) Biofuels: More problems with renewable fuel compliance credits. Remember back in July when it was discovered that investment banks were http://www.nyt...
Compare and contrast: Massachusetts taxation of software, natural resource consumption, and film production
by dkoplow on Sep 27, 2013
For the past few months, Massachusetts has been embroiled in a battle over a proposed state sales tax on software services. In a never-ending search for more revenues, the new tax was include...