Archive for March, 2010

EU’s new taxation commissioner, Algirdas Šemeta, will revive debate on harmonised minimum CO2 tax rates

03/23/2010 by James Handley

EU Commission to Propose Harmonized CO2 Tax (GWPF)


Sen. Graham Peeved on Health Care but Will Stick With Climate Bill

03/23/2010 by James Handley

Graham Peeved on Health Care, Sticks With Climate Bill (NYT- ClimateWire)


CLIMATE: Senate Dems, states wary of draft bill’s pre-emption language

03/23/2010 by James Handley

Senate Dems, states wary of pre-emption in KGL draft (E&E)


Cap-and-trade’s last hurrah

03/21/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Cap-and-trade’s last hurrah (Economist)


A Climate Bill Worthy of Support

03/19/2010 by Charles Komanoff

A Climate Bill Worthy of Support (San Diego Times-Union, op-ed by Marshall Saunders, CCL)


Tories Eye Tax on Fossil-Fuel Electricity

03/19/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Tories Eye Tax on Fossil-Fuel Electricity (UK Times On-Line)


Proposed Barrel Tax Increase Will Hike Hawaii Gas Prices and Electricity Rates

03/18/2010 by James Handley

Hawaii Considers Raising Oil “Barrel Tax” To Curb Dependence (WatchDog)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

Deal nearing on Senate climate bill

03/18/2010 by James Handley

Senate climate bill to include “hard price collar” (NYT-Greenwire)


Grandfather of global warming promotes tax and dividend

03/16/2010 by James Handley

Grandfather of global warming promotes tax & dividend (GN, Australia)


EPA: US GHG Emissions Declined 2.8% in 2008

03/15/2010 by James Handley

U.S. GHG Emissions Declined 2.8% in 2008 [primarily due to high motor fuel prices] (EPA)