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Dan Rosenblum is an expert on regulatory law and policy with extensive experience as both a regulator and as an advocate. He is a co-founder of the Carbon Tax Center, and has over sixteen years of experience as an energy and environmental attorney advocating for increased energy efficiency and renewable energy to reduce the environmental footprint of the energy industry. He has another sixteen years of energy and telecommunications regulatory experience, as a member of the Illinois Commerce Commission, senior staff at the New York Public Service Commission, and attorney for the City of New York, State of New York and low-income consumers in Chicago.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 4, 2010 Senators Kerry, Graham and Lieberman's Poor Excuse for a Carbon Tax
News stories report that Senators Kerry, Graham and Lieberman will propose a carbon tax on transportation fuels as part of revised climate change legislation. A comprehensive, revenue-neutral carbon tax would be the best possible tool to reduce carbon emissions. The poorly designed type of carbon tax that the senators are likely to propose will, unfortunately, be ineffectual and counterproductive.
(8 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 25, 2008 At Last, It Begins: Real, Substantive Debate on 2009 Climate Legislation
jockeying for position on 2009 climate legislation is well underway on Capitol Hill. Detailed intellectual cases and functioning coalitions are getting built now, not just for the idea that we need robust climate legislation fast "" that's already widely accepted and anticipated in Washington "" but for which specific mechanisms will deliver the biggest, fastest impact on carbon emissions and the economy.