Levying taxes on airplane tickets could help provide a stable source of revenue for a new Loss and Damage Fund, which has been created to aid climate-vulnerable nations dealing with global warming effects.
How Treasury’s recent guidance on the sustainable aviation fuel tax credit punted on which LCA methods are fit for takeoff
U.S. Treasury’s recent guidance provides little clarity on how life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will be calculated for different SAFs, and here are three upcoming decisions to look out for.
In December 2022, Indonesia’s Minister of Industry, Agus Gumiwang, announced the government’s plan to provide purchase subsidies for electric cars, hybrid cars, and electric motorbikes, and to subsidize the cost of converting combustion-engine motorbikes to electric. What does this mean for consumers?
In September 2022, we published a proposal for using a global frequent flying levy (FFL) to cover the estimated abatement cost of commercial aviation. Now we investigate whether this solution is progressive or regressive.
Explores the potential of the Inflation Reduction Act to boost use of green hydrogen in the United States.
A 2022 update on electric car sales: China taking the lead, the U.S. catching up, and Europe falling behind
Standards and supporting policies can have a big impact on the electric vehicle market
The breakdown of new registrations of battery electric cars reveals much about which groups benefit from incentive programs.
The federal EV tax credit is not yet an idea whose time has passed. Just the opposite. It’s a double-edged policy tool that will advance key environmental and economic aims while helping pretty ordinary Americans deal with rising gasoline prices and a rising cost of living. Now is the time to extend it, with prudent changes, as part of the reconciliation package.
If designed properly, feebates can be a revenue neutral way to help spur the transition to electric.
Purchase premiums for plug-in hybrids in Germany: Within the EU’s CO2 standards, the subsidy does more harm than good for the climate
The promotion of plug-in hybrids makes it easier for manufacturers to meet CO2 standards without reducing emissions.
Die Förderung von Plug-in-Hybriden erleichtert Herstellern die CO2-Standards zu erfüllen ohne entsprechend Emissionen einzusparen. Das erhöht die CO2-Emissionen in der Gesamtflotte.
The cost calculus for fleet owners hinges on how much more it costs to buy an electric truck than a diesel truck—and how fuel and maintenance savings may make up the difference