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Analysis of U.S. greenhouse gas tax proposals

Analysis of U.S. greenhouse gas tax proposals

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGilbert E. Metcalf ... [et al.].
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 13980, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 13980.
ContributionsMetcalf, Gilbert E., National Bureau of Economic Research.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17087817M
LC Control Number2008610825

  This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency posted the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (GHGRP) data online. While there are positive trends in the type of data included and the ways that data are measured, the general picture is of an industry with many remaining opportunities to reduce emissions. The GHGRP is an emissions reporting program for large facilities that emit more. mentions the conversion of buses from diesel power to natural gas as an option to comply with a 1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks. (EPA R), Washington, DC., Note: Alternative fuels account for less than one percent of total heavy duty vehicle emissions.

Gilbert E. Metcalf & Sergey Paltsev & John Reilly & Henry Jacoby & Jennifer F. Holak, "Analysis of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Tax Proposals," NBER Working Papers , National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. Pashigian, B Peter, "Environmental .   Consider Sanders’s plan to renovate every structure in the U.S. According to the last count, the United States has approximately million housing units nationwide. At $12, a house—a lean figure, by the standards of most renovations—just the residential part of the renovation program would cost $ trillion.

Proposal to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Intensity with a Cap and Trade System January Energy Information Administration Office of Integrated Analysis and Forecasting U.S. Department of Energy Washington, DC This report was prepared by the Energy Information Administration, the independent statistical and.   Post updated p.m.. The Environmental Protection Agency ignored major economic and scientific questions in its April proposal to regulate carbon dioxide and other climate-altering gases, according to an internal government critique.. The undated and unsigned government memo, prepared by the White House Office of Management and Budget, said that the proposed finding that greenhouse .


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The U.S. Congress is considering a set of bills designed to limit the nation's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Several of these proposals call for a cap-and-trade system; others propose an emissions tax. Date(s): Novempm Location: RoomEPA West Contact: Carl Pasurka, Presenter(s): Gilbert Metcalf (Tufts University) Description: The U.S.

Congress is considering a set of bills designed to limit the nation's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Several of these proposals call for a cap-and-trade system; others propose an emissions tax. The U.S. Congress is considering a set of bills designed to limit the nation's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

This paper complements the analysis by Paltsev et al. () of cap-and-trade bills and applies the MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA). Abstract. The U.S. Congress is considering a set of bills designed to limit the nation's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

This paper complements the analysis by Paltsev et al. () of cap-and-trade bills and applies the MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) model to carry out an analysis of the tax by: For scientific background to produce Effects of U.S.

Tax Policy on Greenhouse Gas Emissions, the committee relied on the earlier findings and studies by the National Academies, the U.S.

government, and other research committee has relied on earlier reports and studies to set the boundaries of the economic, environmental, and regulatory assumptions for the present study.

We develop a forward-looking version of the recursive dynamic MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) model, and apply it to examine the economic implications of proposals in the US Congress to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) find that shocks in the consumption path are smoothed out in the forwardlooking model and that the lifetime welfare cost of GHG policy is lower.

Carbon tax design: our assumptions. The carbon tax applies to all CO2 emissions from the combustion or consumption of fossil fuels and methane emissions from fossil fuel production (about 80 percent of US greenhouse gas emissions).

The tax is applied at the point of production or importation (i.e., “upstream”). Holcim (U.S.) Inc. Intensity % GHG/ton cement, – Firm (U.S.) Voluntary Notes: The Kyoto Protocol is shown for comparison purposes.

See also fi gures 5 and 6 for additional sectoral. A carbon tax that is imposed only in the U.S. could put American firms at a competitive disadvantage.

A BCA could level the playing field so that U.S. and foreign-firms face the same greenhouse gas tax cost of producing for consumption in any given country. The BCA would tax the carbon content of imports and rebate carbon tax costs on U.S. exports. The U.S. Congress charged the National Academies with conducting a review of the Internal Revenue Code to identify the types of and specific tax provisions that have the largest effects on carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions and to estimate the magnitude of those effects.

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions This brief outlines the motivation for and key features of a tax designed to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). The two most commonly discussed market-based instruments for reducing GHG emissions are a cap-andtrade system and a GHG (carbon) tax.

The British Columbia carbon tax has reduced carbon dioxide emissions since The U.S. sulfur dioxide (SO2) cap-and-trade program has cut SO2 emissions from U.S. power plants by more than 50 percent sinceresulting in compliance costs one-half of what they would have been under conventional regulatory mandates.

The accumulation of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the atmosphere—particularly carbon dioxide (CO2) released as a result of burning fossil fuels (such as coal, oil, and natural gas) and because of deforestation—could generate damaging and costly changes in the climate around the world.

Although the consequences of those changes are highly uncertain and would probably vary widely across the. This important book by two leading authorities on the economics of climate change policy provides a rigorous assessment of the benefits and costs of alternative U.S.

climate change policies, including a carbon tax, a cap-and-trade program, a clean energy standard, and. For context, the U.S. corporate income tax raised about $ billion in (prior to the tax cuts), and the federal excise tax on gasoline and diesel fuel brought in about $40 billion.

Under the Deutch Bill, nearly all revenue is used for annual dividend payments, which would increase to about $ for adults and $ to children by greenhouse gas emissions. Data and analysis for this indicator come from EPA’s annual inventory submission, the. Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: – 1.

This indicator is restricted to emissions associated with human activities. It starts inwhich is a common baseline. Congress asked the National Research Council, National Academy of Science, the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine to study the effect of U.S.

tax policy on carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions. The full report of June 20 is available here. Below are. The goal of this study was to analysis the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of pasta production. Data for this study was collected from durum wheat farms of three provinces of Iran.

He proposes spending $ trillion over a decade to bring U.S. greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by by investing in clean energy research research, building new electric car charging Author: Ryan Teague Beckwith.

Another informative CRS InFocus two-pager - this one by Genevieve K. Croft: 'Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks in U.S. Agriculture', Click on the graphics to enlarge them Download CRS_InFocus_GHGs_US_AG_9January Background Agriculture and land-use activities have played a central role in the broader debate on energy and climate policy options.

NCHRP (17) ICF CONSULTING GREENHOUSE GAS ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES FINAL REPORT – MAY tools developed by the U.S. Department of Energy for national and international analysis of energy demand.

Of all of these tools, the one with both the. Global Climate Change: U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions -- Status, Trends, and Projections Ma – Aug This report reviews U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases in the contexts both of domestic policy and of international obligations and proposals.Draft for Public Review – Septem 1 1 Introduction 2 This report presents the methodology used by the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to 3 estimate projections of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions other than combustion-related carbon dioxide 4 (CO 2) out to the year The sources of U.S. non-CO 2 GHG and non-energy CO 2.