Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Lobbying Surprisingly Strong on ‘Pipe Dream’ Carbon Tax Bill

04/24/2014 by James Handley

Lobbyists Aren’t Writing Off Sanders-Boxer Carbon Tax Bill (Bloomberg-BNA)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

Running Out of Time

04/22/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Time Running Out for Climate Action (NYT editorial)


Why a Climate Treaty or Carbon Tax Is Unlikely

04/22/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Earth Institute Honcho: Carbon Tax Won’t Happen (HuffPo)


Very Little Cheap Natural Gas in New York Marcellus Shale, New Report Concludes

04/22/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Report: Not Much Cheap Gas in NY’s Marcellus Shale (DeSmog Blog)

Filed under Did you know?,News

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)