Archive for May, 2011

IEA: CO2 Emissions Reached New High in 2010

05/31/2011 by Charles Komanoff

IEA: CO2 Emissions Reached New High in 2010 (Dot Earth)


After Cap-and-Trade Challenge, Unclear Course on Emissions

05/30/2011 by James Handley

California Rolls Toward Cap/Trade/Offset Despite Court Order to Consider Carbon Tax (NY Times)


CA cap-and-trade lawsuit is chance for fresh start with carbon tax

05/27/2011 by Charles Komanoff

CA cap-and-trade lawsuit is chance for fresh start with carbon tax (Sacramento Bee)


Deficit Plans Show Wide Political Gap

05/26/2011 by James Handley

“Deficit Hawk” Experts Recommend Carbon Tax (WSJ)


Canadian Green Party: Kill Deficit by 2015 With a Carbon Tax

05/26/2011 by Charles Komanoff

Canadian Green Party: Kill Deficit by 2015 With a Carbon Tax (Canadian Press)


Cancer Now Leading Cause of Death in China

05/25/2011 by James Handley

China’s Surging Coal Pollution Drives Cancer To #1 Killer (Earth Policy Institute)

Filed under International,News

A link between climate change and Joplin tornadoes? Never!

05/24/2011 by Charles Komanoff

A link between climate change and Joplin tornadoes? Never! (McKibben in Wash. Post)


JULIA Gillard has been warned by a key scientific adviser to set the carbon tax high enough to drive investment away from fossil fuels to renewables

05/23/2011 by James Handley

Science Advisor Warns Gillard: $40/t CO2 Tax Needed To Steer Investment To Renewables (Australian)


Shipping and aviation carbon pricing could finance $100bn climate fund

05/23/2011 by James Handley

EU Climate Ministers Propose Carbon Tax on Shipping & Aviation To Drive Down Emissions (Business Green)


The Republican Climate Conundrum

05/21/2011 by James Handley

Republican Climate Conundrum (Living on Earth)

Filed under News,Politics