Archive for May, 2010

Don’t Hate the Clean Air Act: Why EPA Climate Regulation Isn’t as Bad as You Think

05/31/2010 by James Handley

EPA Climate Regulation Isn’t A Bad Start While Working for a CO2 Price (Resources for the Future)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News

EU: Economic Slowdown Cuts Costs to Meet Emission Targets

05/26/2010 by Charles Komanoff

EU: Economic Slowdown Cuts Costs to Meet Emission Targets (NYT Green blog)

Filed under International,News

Britons’ Climate Fears Turning to Doubts

05/25/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Britons’ Climate Fears Turning to Doubts (NYT)


Will ‘Green Bonds’ Be Next Carbon Trading Scam?

05/24/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Will ‘Green Bonds’ Be Next Carbon Trading Scam? (NYT)


Why The K-L Bill Is Stuck In Neutral

05/24/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Why The K-L Bill Is Stuck In Neutral (Brad Plumer, TNR)


A New Plan to Create Jobs—and Address Climate Change

05/20/2010 by James Handley

A New Plan to Create Jobs—and Address Climate Change (Rob Shapiro)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

Why A Soda Tax Makes Sense

05/20/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Why A Soda Tax Makes Sense (NYT economics blogger David Leonhardt)


National Academy of Sciences urges strong action to cut greenhouse gases

05/19/2010 by James Handley

Nat’l Acad. of Sciences urges strong, swift action, including taxes, to cut GHGs (LA Times)


Climate Bill’s CO2 Permits to Cost $26 Each, Point Carbon Says

05/19/2010 by James Handley

K-L Bill’s CO2 Price Would Average $26/T (Bsns Wk)


Maryland County Gives Coal Plant Carbon Tax Prelim OK

05/19/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Maryland County Gives Coal Plant Carbon Tax Prelim OK (Gazette.net)