Archive for June, 2010

BC government increases carbon tax rate

06/30/2010 by James Handley

BC Gov’t Boosts Both Carbon Tax Rate And Revenue Return (Oye!)


Senator: In private meeting, Obama seemed strongly committed to carbon pricing

06/29/2010 by James Handley

Sen. Merkley: Obama committed to carbon pricing (Wash Post blog)

Filed under News,Politics

Senate Energy Chairman Drafting Utility-Only Climate Bill

06/29/2010 by James Handley

Senate Energy Chairman Drafting Utility-Only Cap/Trade Bill (NYT-ClimateWire)


Europe’s ETS Failures Forecast Problems For US Cap-And-Trade

06/29/2010 by James Handley

Europe’s ETS Failures Forecast Problems For US Cap-And-Trade (USCTF)

Filed under Cap-and-Trade,News

‘We need a carbon tax’ Harvard prof. urges Canadians not to follow the U.S. path

06/29/2010 by James Handley

Harvard Business Prof. Urges Carbon Tax, Praises BC’s Tax Shift (Montreal Gazette)


Lame-Duck Session Emerges as Possibility for Climate Bill Conference

06/28/2010 by James Handley

Lame-Duck Conference for Climate/Energy/Spill Bill? (NYT – ClimateWire)


Hedegaard throws weight behind EU carbon tax

06/28/2010 by James Handley

Climate Commissioner Hedegaard throws weight behind EU carbon tax (EurActiv)


Harry Reid’s high-stakes climate bill gamble

06/27/2010 by James Handley

Sen. Reid’s Gamble: Combine Climate Bill, Oil Drilling Rules  (Politico)


Sierra Club Forcefully Opposes Key Cap-And-Trade Compromise

06/26/2010 by James Handley

Sierra Club Pres. Opposes “Utility-Only” Cap/Trade (Huff Post)

Filed under News

Gas Industry Mum on MIT Study Support for Carbon Emissions Price

06/26/2010 by Charles Komanoff

Gas Industry Mum on MIT Study Support for Carbon Emissions Price (Platt’s)

Filed under News