Killing Our Carbon-Related Economic Recovery

In an economy with elevated unemployment, chronic under-employment, feeble GDP growth, and federal deficits as far as consumers can see, there is little stimulus to thank except for the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing and the turnaround in US oil and gas production, driven by fracking.  US crude production is up 2 million barrels per day […]

IT Benefits from Telecommuting — ACI Experts Publish an Article in Scientific Research’s Low Carbon Economy

Joseph Fuhr (ACI Senior Fellow and Widener University economics professor) and Steve Pociask (ACI president) have published an article in Scientific Research’s periodical, Low Carbon Economy.  The article reviews and estimates the potential benefits of telecommuting (both economic and environmental benefits) resulting from broadband and other information technologies.  The article is available online and in print form.  Citation:  Joseph P. Fuhr […]

Cap and Trade is Bad for the Economy: ACI Study Showed That a Simple Carbon Tax Would Outperform a Cap and Trade System — Study by Commerce Undersecretary for Former President Bill Clinton

 Addressing the Risks of Climate Change: The Environmental Effectiveness and Economic Efficiency of Emissions Caps and Tradable Permits, Compared to Carbon Taxes     An ACI study sponsored in February 2007 and authored by esteemed national economist and former Undersecretary of Commerce Dr. Robert Shapiro found that carbon taxes are a better alternative to emissions caps and […]