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In Bill's Big Idea: Save the Climate, Share the Wealth
Wednesday, April 08, 2009
Washington Post
For several years, Peter Barnes has been peddling a Big Idea about how to design climate change legislation so that it might actually be popular. Now he might finally get his day in the sun...
Greenhouse Plan Spurs Lobbying
Saturday, March 14, 2009
U.S. President Barack Obama's support for limiting greenhouse gas emissions has spurred a lobbying blitz in Congress, officials said...
Push to Reduce Greenhouse Gases Would Put a Price on Emitting Pollution
Friday, March 13, 2009
The Washington Post
President Obama's endorsement of climate legislation to clamp down on greenhouse gases has set off a lobbying rush in Congress and made the air thick with rival proposals.
Sharp on Impact of Oil Price Drop
Monday, November 17, 2008
Wall Street Journal
RFF President Phil Sharp was among several experts in a November 17 Wall Street Journal roundup addressing options for reducing demand for oil in the wake of falling petroleum prices. He suggested using market incentives, coupled with close government oversight, to encourage efficiency gains, establish a price on carbon to restrain greenhouse gas emissions, and seriously consider imposing a "price floor" on oil in the range of $60–$65 per barrel.
A Regulatory Conundrum
Saturday, November 01, 2008
The Environmental Forum
RFF President Phil Sharp will appear in the November-December issue of The Environmental Forum, a publication of the Environmental Law Institute. He was invited to respond to a paper entitled "Landmarks and Land Mines: What the Past Tells Us about Crafting a Workable Climate Regime," by Bradley Campbell, former EPA regional administrator and former commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, which questioned if U.S. statutory and administrative infrastructure was up to the task of managing greenhouse gas abatement.
The Great Energy Confusion
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Washington Post
Phil Sharp comments that high gas prices are serving to pull Democrats and Republicans toward the center.
Congress is on Empty for Energy Bills
Friday, July 25, 2008
Phil Sharp speaks about how Congress is responding to the energy crisis and the challenges in doing so.
Texas Governor Fights U.S. Ethanol Rule That Raises Food Costs
Monday, July 21, 2008
Phil Sharp comments on Texas's request for a waiver of a biofuels requirement rule.
Meet the Press Transcript: July 20 Al Gore, Political Roundtable
Sunday, July 20, 2008
During this episode of Meet the Press, Tom Brokaw quoted Phil Sharp on how industry has viewed Al Gore's energy goals as unattainable in the near future.
Gore Urges Fast Energy Makeover: Power Grid Could Go Renewable in 10 Years, He Says
Friday, July 18, 2008
Washington Post
Phil Sharp comments on the energy goals recently proposed by Al Gore and notes that many feel the goals are unattainable in the near future.
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