by dkoplow on Nov 2, 2012
In advance of Tuesday's election, I thought it would be useful to have a quick look at Mitt Romney's vision for the country's energy future. This blog post provides links to other assessments...
The report provides an extremely detailed review of policies within France that have the effect o ...
This chapter reviews the major policy developments affecting the fuel-ethanol industry of the United States since the late 1970s, quantifies their value to the industry, and evaluates the efficacy of ethanol subsidization in achieving greenhouse gas reduction goals. Total support to ethanol is currently substantial ($5.8-7.0 billion in 2006) and set to rise sharply even under existing policy settings. However, its cost effectiveness is low, especially as a means to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
David Malin Roodman. Worldwatch Institute. Very useful history of perverse subsidies and delineation ...
This is one of ten studies for the Copenhagen Consensus Project that sought to evaluate the most fea ...
Provides subsidy cost per mt CO2eq abated via goverment supports to biofuels (including cellulosic) and nuclear energy. Integrating data from McKinsey & Co.