Energy and Climate

Responding to a request for input from the House Energy & Commerce Committee, ITIF outlined seven broad principles to underpin comprehensive climate policy; six strategic recommendations to support, encourage, and induce clean energy innovation; and a number of specific ideas to decarbonize the most challenging sectors of the economy.
Energy and Climate
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April 13, 2011
Public sector energy investment leads to breakthrough in solar technology and boost to the economy.
April 8, 2011
The Department of Energy is moving forward with an overarching review that could lead to greater coherence and coordination in clean energy innovation policy.
April 5, 2011
An argument for a carbon tax that would recycle revenue back into the pro-growth and pro-innovation activities.
April 5, 2011
In calling for deep cuts to energy innovation, the proposed FY 2012 budget resolution misses what makes smart investment.
March 31, 2011
ITIF reviews the indispensable role of public investment and public-private partnerships in fostering energy innovation at the DOD.
March 31, 2011
Members of Congress, senior leaders from the Department of Defense and leading thinkers in the private and NGO sectors discuss energy innovation at DOD.
March 30, 2011
Most analysts who see the carbon price as a be-all, end-all climate and energy solution are dramatically overstating the ability of market signals to draw forth major innovations.
March 30, 2011
ITIF proposes an Innovation Carbon Price—a unique approach to spurring clean energy innovation and boosting U.S. industrial competitiveness using a carbon tax.
March 23, 2011
While developed countries and global institutions provide China billions in foreign aid, China refuses to open its markets to foreign clean energy products.
March 23, 2011
A carbon price is unlikely to yield sufficient levels of innovation if we don’t also invest in clean technology development.

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