Archive for January, 2012

“End of America’s Coal Era” in Sight

01/30/2012 by Charles Komanoff

“End of America’s Coal Era” in Sight (Economist)


Feds: Marcellus Shale Gas = 6 Years of U.S. Demand, Not 17

01/29/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Feds: Marcellus Shale Gas = 6 Years of U.S. Demand, Not 17 (NYT)


The Case For A Carbon Tax (Book Review)

01/26/2012 by James Handley

The Case For A Carbon Tax, Book Review (Treehugger)


Top energy-efficiency group wants U.S. to consider carbon tax

01/23/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Top energy-efficiency group wants U.S. to consider carbon tax (ACEEE statement)


Obama Should Go Big and Bold for State of Union: Jonathan Alter

01/22/2012 by James Handley

Obama Should Lead on Tax Reform: Replace Payroll Tax with VAT and Carbon Tax (Jonathan Alter, Bloomberg)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News

Governments Spend $1.4 Billion Per Day to Destabilize Climate

01/19/2012 by James Handley

Gov’ts Spend $1.4 Billion/Day Subsidizing Fossil Fuels (Earth Policy Inst.)


Keystone-Pipeline Slayer McKibben: A Portrait

01/18/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Keystone-Pipeline Slayer McKibben: A Portrait (Boston Globe Magazine)


Obama Holds the Line (for now), Rejects Tar Sands Pipeline

01/18/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Obama Holds the Line (for now), Rejects Tar Sands Pipeline (NYT)


Tar Sands Should Lead U.K. to Rethink Fossil Fuels

01/18/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Tar Sands Should Lead U.K. to Rethink Fossil Fuels (Guardian op-ed)

Filed under International,News

Pollution Taxes Can Help Pay for Payroll Tax Cut

01/18/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Pollution Taxes Can Help Pay for Payroll Tax Cut (NYT op-ed)