Archive for the ‘International’ Category

How to Win a Carbon Tax Fight

04/17/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Lessons from Canada’s 2008 Carbon Tax Defeat (Bloomberg View)


Chile plans carbon tax for fossil based power generation

04/11/2014 by James Handley

Chile Plans Carbon Tax for Electricity Sector — Expected to Boost Geothermal (Think GeoEnergy)


The Aliens Have Landed

04/2/2014 by Charles Komanoff

IPCC Report “Zooms Around Maginot Line of Denial” (Bittman, NYT)


Climate and Competitiveness

03/27/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Rising Energy Prices No Drag on German Industry, After All (Project Syndicate)


21 Reasons Aussie Environmentalists Are Really Angry Right Now

03/27/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Carbon Tax Repeal is 1 of 21 Reasons Aussie Enviro’s Are Steamed (BuzzFeed)


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)


US Coal Exports Erode All CO2 Savings from Shale Gas

03/25/2014 by Charles Komanoff

CO2 Savings from Shale Gas Cancelled by Rising U.S. Coal Exports (CO2 Scorecard)


Natural Gas Industry Using Crimean Crisis to Push Wishlist Through Congress

03/24/2014 by James Handley

Nat’l Gas Industry Using Crimean Crisis to Push Exports (Bill Moyers)


Abbott Government Fails First Attempt to Repeal Carbon Tax as Labour, Greens Outnumber Coalition Votes

03/24/2014 by James Handley

Labor + Greens Forestall Australian Carbon Tax Repeal (Int’l Business Times)


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)