Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Salvation Gets Cheap

04/18/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Krugman Upbeat on Wind & Solar Price Plunges (NYT)


How to Win a Carbon Tax Fight

04/17/2014 by Charles Komanoff

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


Political Rifts Slow U.S. Effort on Climate Laws

04/15/2014 by James Handley

Tax Reform May Offer Opportunity For Carbon Tax (NYT)


‘Forget the cost – tackle climate anyway’

04/15/2014 by James Handley

Forget Estimating Cost — Tackle Climate Anyway (Climate News)

Filed under News,Politics,Science

California lawmaker scraps plan to replace carbon market with tax on fuels

04/15/2014 by James Handley

CA Lawmaker Scraps Proposed Carbon Tax on Fuels (Reuters)


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)


Could taxes be the key to curbing climate change?

04/7/2014 by James Handley

Are Taxes Key to Curbing Climate Change? (Adele Morris, Christian Science Monitor)


Rough Forecasts by Elizabeth Kolbert April 14, 2014

04/7/2014 by James Handley

Science Is Unequivocal, Policy Is Obvious: Tax CO2 Pollution (E Kolbert, New Yorker)


The Aliens Have Landed

04/2/2014 by Charles Komanoff

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


An EPA-Sanctioned State-Based Carbon Tax Could Reduce Emissions and Improve State Finances

04/1/2014 by James Handley

EPA Could Sanction State Carbon Taxes To Reduce Emissions & Provide Revenue (Adele Morris, Brookings)