Image - Jerry Taylor Shows the Weakness of Case for a Carbon Tax

Jerry Taylor Shows the Weakness of Case for a Carbon Tax

In a new study from the Niskanen Center, its president Jerry Taylor outlines "The Conservative Case for a Carbon Tax." Ironically, the study doesn't spend much time explaining why a carbon tax is good, but instead rests entirely on the promise that the government will stop doing awful things if only conservatives will agree to a carbon tax. Beyond that, Taylor tries to defuse carbon tax objections that we here at IER have raised, but his defenses...

General News - Mar 26, 2015


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SunCoke Releases Statement Regarding Idling of US Steel's Flat-Rolled Operations

SunCoke Energy, issued the following statement regarding U.S. Steel's announcement this morning that it is temporarily idling its Granite City Works flat-rolled operations subject to customer demand. “SunCoke Energy supplies coke to U.S. Steel’s Granite City Works under a long-term, take-or-pay contract until 2025 and the temporary idling doesn’t change any obligations for U.S. Steel under this contract. We value our ...

General News - Mar 25, 2015


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Advanced Battery Technologies Announces Strategic Partnership

Advanced Battery Technologies, specializing in the design, manufacture and distribution of eco-friendly rechargeable batteries and related light electric vehicle products, today announced that it signed a strategic partnership agreement with Jiangsu Duke New Energy Automobile Co., Ltd to supply its fast charging lithium batteries for Jiangsu Duke's 20,000 electronic sports cars in 2015. Jiangsu Duke New Energy Automobile is a high tech company...

General News - Mar 23, 2015




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