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Fact Sheet | February 8, 2024

Three Reasons Why Carbon Tariffs Threaten American Prosperity

Following the EU’s introduction of its “carbon border adjustment mechanism” (CBAM), activists have called for the U.S. to implement a similar carbon tariff. The U.S. should reject carbon tariffs because they are blunt policy tools blighted by inefficiencies and threaten American prosperity.

Op-Ed | January 18, 2024

America’s first federal emissions tax will only increase emissions

The new year brings a historic and self-defeating tax courtesy of the Inflation Reduction Act. Certain methane emissions produced by oil and gas companies this year will be subject to the nation’s first federal emissions tax. Designed solely to punish the backbone of the American energy industry, the tax will likely achieve its goal, albeit while increasing methane emissions in the process.

Op-Ed | January 16, 2024

SEC shows dangerous commitment to ESG agenda

People around the world are waking up to the anti-energy, anti-growth consequences of big-government policies advanced in the name of fighting climate change. So naturally, the climate lobby has produced yet another creative way to hide the ball.

Statement | December 1, 2023

Oliver McPherson-Smith on the Biden Administration’s EV Tax Credit Loophole

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the America First Policy Institute (AFPI) released the following statement from Oliver McPherson-Smith, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Energy & Environment at AFPI, on the Biden Administration’s proposed implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act’s electric vehicle (EV) tax credit.

Research Report | November 20, 2023

Unplugging China’s Gulags:  The Need for Oversight of the World Bank and its Solar Energy Projects

For more than a decade, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has used the pretense of a counterterror campaign to wage a genocide against Chinese citizens who are members of Muslim-majority ethnic minority communities.

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