Archive for the ‘Governmental Bodies’ Category

British Columbia Enacted The Most Significant Carbon Tax in the Western Hemisphere—What Happened Next Is It Worked

03/26/2014 by Charles Komanoff

BC carbon tax is “case study in smart climate policy” (Mother Jones)


U.K. Freezes CO2 Tax in $12 Billion Plan to Cut Power Cost

03/19/2014 by Charles Komanoff

U.K. Cuts 40% Off 2020 Carbon Floor Price (WaPo)


Obama’s Pipeline

03/18/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Obama’s Pipeline (Rep. Raul Grijalva, NYT op-ed)


Hansen Tells Senate: Carbon Tax Trumps Keystone XL

03/17/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Hansen Tells Senate: Carbon Tax Trumps Keystone XL (C-Span, 23:45-31:00)


For EPA’s Global Warming Rules, Will ‘Next Year’ Mean ‘Never’?

03/17/2014 by James Handley

For EPA’s Global Warming Rules, Will ‘Next Year’ Mean ‘Never’? (Nat’l Journal)


All You Need to Know About BC’s Carbon Tax Shift in Five Charts

03/12/2014 by Charles Komanoff

All You Need to Know About BC’s Carbon Tax Shift in Five Charts (Sightline Daily)


EU agrees watered-down deal on aviation carbon emissions

03/5/2014 by Charles Komanoff

EU Extends Emissions Exemption for Long-Haul Flights (Guardian)


A high price for ignoring the risks of catastrophe

02/21/2014 by James Handley

“Social Cost of Carbon” Excludes Catastrophic Climate Scenarios (FT, sub required)


Nebraska judge strikes down legislature’s move allowing Keystone XL route

02/19/2014 by James Handley

Judge: Nebraska Governor Lacks Power to Allow Keystone XL (WaPo


E.P.A. Staff Struggling to Create Pollution Rule

02/5/2014 by Charles Komanoff

E.P.A. Staff Struggling to Create Coal-Fired Power Plant Rule (NYT)