Archive for August, 2011

On climate change, Romney is pretty consistent

08/29/2011 by James Handley

Romney’s “No Apology” Accepts Climate Science, Ponders Revenue-Neutral Carbon Tax Swap (James Pethokoukis, Reuters)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

NASA Scientist, Religious Leaders Arrested in Tar Sands Protest

08/29/2011 by James Handley

NASA Scientist, Religious Leaders Arrested in Tar Sands Protest (ENS)


Greens Are Justifiably Mad About the Oil Sands Pipeline. But Sitting Out 2012 Elections Would Be Insane

08/28/2011 by James Handley

Greens Are Justifiably Mad About the Oil Sands Pipeline (Brian Walsh — TIME)

Filed under Krazy Karbon,News,Politics

Can big budget cuts be environmentally friendly?

08/27/2011 by James Handley

Can Budget Cuts be Environmentally-Friendly? (Brad Plummer – Wash Post)

Filed under Budget,News,Politics

Hansen Says Obama Will Be ‘Greenwashing’ About Climate Change if He Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

08/27/2011 by James Handley

Hansen Says Keystone XL Pipeline Will Test Obama on Global Warming (NYT – ClimateWire)


Study: Fracked Marcellus Gas Little Worse for Climate than Conventional Gas

08/25/2011 by Charles Komanoff

Study: Fracked Marcellus Gas Little Worse for Climate than Conventional Gas (Carnegie-Mellon)

Filed under Did you know?,News,Science

Obama Should Push Revenue Options, Including Carbon Tax

08/25/2011 by Charles Komanoff

Obama Should Push Revenue Options, Including Carbon Tax (WaPo Columnist E J Dionne)


Groups call on supercommittee to cut energy subsidies

08/24/2011 by James Handley

Environmental & Taxpayer Groups Call for Supercommittee to Cut Energy Subsidies (The Hill)


Carbon Taxes in Canada, Solar Shutdown in Massachusetts: Climate Lessons For California

08/23/2011 by James Handley

British Columbia’s Carbon Tax Works, While Massachusetts Solar Subsidies Fail (Freakonomics)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News

A Fundamental Republican Science Problem

08/22/2011 by James Handley

A Fundamental Republican Science Problem (Andy Revkin, Dot Earth)

Filed under News,Politics,Science