Under the Right Conditions We Can Collaborate

Global warming seems more real. Warming’s consequences are likely to be unhealthy and perhaps destructive to shorelines but there is yet no reliable agreement on the magnitude of warming, its precise causes, and the trajectory of temperatures. Against a background with so many uncertainties, Americans are being asked to unilaterally commit to big sacrifices. The […]

Time to Revisit Trucking Regulations

President Obama’s State of the Union Address calls for improving our road and bridge infrastructure, as well reducing carbon emissions.  Our latest op-ed shows that increasing LTL trailer length will improve road efficiency, use less diesel, save lives and reduce consumer prices — a big win without increasing costs to taxpayers.  To read the piece, visit the Daily Caller.

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 […]

Will Internet Regulations Harm the Environment?

Professor Joseph Fuhr discusses the role of IT and broadband services in reducing greenhouse gases, but warns that policies which impede investment will also reduce these environmental benefits.  To read his ConsumerGram, click here — nn-and-the-environment