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climate change

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Thanks to a 2007 Supreme Court ruling that greenhouse gases are air pollutants under the Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency has to do something to control them. But the act is ill-suited to controlling a non-toxic global pollutant. The law requires the EPA to set separate emissions
May 28, 2014Adele C. Morris
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
This morning, the White House released a massive report on the effects of climate change . In sum: The problem is already bad, it is going to get worse, and we need to address it quickly. The science of greenhouse gas emissions and climate change may be clear (though, of course, always evolving).
May 6, 2014Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The other day, President Obama proposed a modest and largely aspirational plan to respond to climate change. Unlike some of his past efforts, it did...
July 1, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
You know the Washington Rule: Liberals will never support spending cuts and conservatives will never back tax increases. Yet, there is one new levy that...
June 2, 2011Howard Gleckman