Archive for August, 2012

Could a carbon tax help the U.S. avert the fiscal cliff?

08/28/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Brad Plumer: MIT Study Suggests Carbon Tax Role in Averting Fiscal Cliff (WaPo)


Bloomberg, EDF Partner to Promote “Responsible” Fracking

08/27/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Bloomberg, EDF Partner to Promote “Responsible” Fracking (NYT)

Filed under News

Economist Robert Frank: U.S. “Carbon Tax Silence Overtaken by Events”

08/27/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Economist Robert Frank: U.S. “Carbon Tax Silence Overtaken by Events” (NYT)


Wind-power jobs could boost Obama in Iowa

08/22/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Wind-power jobs could boost Obama in Iowa (Omaha.com)


Carbon Taxes Cut Debt, Cool Planet

08/16/2012 by James Handley

Carbon Taxes Cut Debt, Cool Planet (Bloomberg View, editorial)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

Yale / George Mason Poll: Pro-Climate Stand Will Benefit Candidates

08/14/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Yale / George Mason Poll: Pro-Climate Stand Will Benefit Candidates (Dot Earth)


A climate change fix conservatives can love

08/13/2012 by James Handley

Eliot Spitzer: A Climate Policy Conservatives Can Love (Grist)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

Why It’s Time to Tax Carbon Pollution

08/12/2012 by James Handley

Carl Pope (Sierra Club): Time to Tax Carbon Pollution (Huff Post)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

Summer’s record heat, drought point to longer-term climate issues

08/12/2012 by James Handley

Record Heat, Drought Point to Longer-term Climate (Wa Post)
Filed under News,Science

Inglis: “Just change what you tax.”

08/8/2012 by Charles Komanoff

Inglis: “Just change what you tax.” (E&E TV)