Archive for April, 2011

Pain at the Pump? We Need More

04/29/2011 by James Handley

Energy Security, Budgets & Climate Point to Gradually-Rising Carbon Tax (Daniel Esty, Michael Porter, NYT)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

Economic Insecurity Impedes Climate Progress

04/28/2011 by Charles Komanoff

Economic Insecurity Impedes Climate Progress (Jason Scorse in Progressive Fix)

Filed under Equity,News,Politics

EIA Sees U.S. GHG Emissions Slowing

04/28/2011 by Charles Komanoff

EIA Sees U.S. GHG Emissions Slowing (NYT – Green blog)

Filed under Did you know?,News

Mark Bittman: Oil Combustion Worse Than BP Disaster

04/26/2011 by Charles Komanoff

Mark Bittman: Oil Combustion Worse Than BP Disaster (NYT)

Filed under Did you know?,News,Science

Alberta’s oil sands play dirty

04/25/2011 by James Handley

Alberta’s Oil-sands Pollution Wipes Out Canadians’ CO2 Reduction (Vancouver Observer)


Energy Déjà Vu: Obama Must Break with Failed U.S. Policies

04/25/2011 by Charles Komanoff

Energy Déjà Vu: Obama Must Break with Failed U.S. Policies (Environment 360)


States, Utilities Ask EPA to Boost Regional Cap-And-Trade Plans

04/25/2011 by James Handley

States, Utilities Ask EPA to Boost Regional Cap-And-Trade Plans (NYT-Greenwire)

Filed under Cap-and-Trade,News

An honest green tax: How to price carbon dioxide emissions without scamming Canadians

04/25/2011 by James Handley

Tax CO2; Cut Other Taxes (Toronto Sun)


Koch Industries: Still Funding Climate Denial

04/23/2011 by James Handley

Koch Industries: Still Funding Climate Denial (Greenpeace)

Filed under News,Politics,Science

Natural Gas from Fracking Could Be ‘Dirtier’ Than Coal Extracting natural gas could do more to aggravate global warming than mining coal

04/23/2011 by James Handley

Frack Gas May Drive Global Warming As Much As Coal (US News)