Archive for July, 2012

Boxer hints carbon tax could be part of larger budget deal

07/31/2012 by James Handley

Boxer Hints Carbon Tax Could be Part of Larger Budget Deal (E&E News, sbscrpxn req’d)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

Hillary Clinton’s environmental failure

07/31/2012 by James Handley

Hillary Clinton’s Environmental Failure (Bill McKibben, TNR)


1988 vs 2012: How heat waves and droughts fuel climate perception

07/31/2012 by James Handley

1988 vs 2012: How Heat Waves, Droughts Fuel Climate Perception (ClimateWire)

Filed under News,Politics,Science

Camps in presidential race are divided on wind energy tax credit

07/31/2012 by James Handley

Wind Energy Tax Credit Divides Presidential Candidates (DesMoines Register)

Filed under News,Politics

The Potential Role of a Carbon Tax in U.S. Fiscal Reform

07/30/2012 by James Handley

Study: Modest Carbon Tax Offers Substantial Envt’l & Fiscal Benefits (Brookings)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News

Smelling a leak: Is the natural gas industry buying academics?

07/30/2012 by James Handley

Is Nat’l Gas Industry Buying Academics? (Grist)


The Conversion of a Climate-Change Skeptic

07/30/2012 by James Handley

Conversion of a Climate-Change Skeptic (NYT)

Filed under News,Science

Clean Energy Subsidies without a Price On Carbon May Be Money Down a Rat Hole

07/28/2012 by James Handley

Clean Energy Subsidies Without a Price On Carbon May Be Money Down a Rat Hole (Brookings video)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News

Ozone Layer is Climate Change’s Newest Damage Frontier

07/27/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Ozone Layer is Climate Change’s Newest Damage Frontier (NYT)

Filed under News,Science

Krugman: Large-Scale Damage from Climate Change is Happening Now

07/23/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Krugman: Large-Scale Damage from Climate Change is Happening Now (NYT)

Filed under News,Politics,Science