Carbon Emissions

Frontrunning: November 29

  • North Korea Missile Launch Shows Ability to Reach D.C. (WSJ)
  • Senate Republicans shove tax bill ahead as Democrats fume (Reuters)
  • British negotiators still working on Brexit deal: Treasury minister (Reuters)
  • Trump Retweets Anti-Muslim Videos From Far-Right U.K. Group (BBG)
  • Bitcoin Futures Provoke Pushback From Market Cops (BBG)

Frontrunning: October 10

  • Thousands Flee as Deadly Fires Ravage California Wine Country (WSJ)
  • Trump Allies Fear Corker Feud Threatens Tax Plan (BBG)
  • Catalans Face Day of Reckoning (BBG)
  • Puerto Rico’s $74 Billion Burden Left It Helpless When Maria Hit (BBG)
  • Brain Drain Index: The Smartest Americans Are Heading West (BBG)

EPA To Repeal Obama-Era "Clean Power Plan"

In another policy move that is sure to 'trigger' liberals and climate-change advocates, EPA Chief Scott Pruitt is set to announce that the agency is taking formal steps to repeal an Obama-era policy meant to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants...

California Assemblyman Promises Bill To Ban Gas Cars By 2040

San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting would like for you to know that he has every intention of introducing new legislation in 2018 that will (i) make it much more difficult for low-income Californians to buy affordable vehicles and (ii) increase greenhouse gas emissions.

'Inconvenient' Fact: Morgan Stanley Says Electric Cars Create More CO2 Than They Save

"Whilst the electric vehicles and lithium batteries manufactured by these two companies do indeed help to reduce direct CO2 emissions from vehicles, electricity is needed to power them.  The carbon emissions generated by the electricity required for electric vehicles are greater than those saved by cutting out direct vehicle emissions."