Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

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)


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)


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)


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)


The Audacity of Common Sense: Progressive Caucus’ ‘Better Off Budget’

03/21/2014 by James Handley

Progressive “Better Off Budget” Features Carbon Tax (San Diego Free Press)

Filed under Carbon Tax,News,Politics

From Putin, a Blessing in Disguise

03/19/2014 by Charles Komanoff

Friedman: Best Counter to Putin is Clean-Energy Carbon Tax (NYT)