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Bill Nye Is Holding Out Hope For A 'Carbon Fee' In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.01.2015 | Science

Efforts in the U.S. to impose a tax on the production of carbon that warms the planet have so far proven fruitless, but climate change crusader Bill N...

I Want a Carbon Fee -- or 'Clean Reward' -- Because I'm Selfish, I Breathe, and I Want My State to Prosper

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Adam Sulkowski

Since 2008 British Columbia's economy has grown while carbon pollution dropped using a popular and business-friendly law championed by a centrist-conservative politician.

Paris Carbonomics

Don Kraus | Posted 09.03.2015 | Green
Don Kraus

A global climate change agreement without a clear economic solution to this looming problem could be too little, too late -- but there's still time to craft an efficient, effective and equitable correction to the most pressing problem of our times.

Taming the Elephant on Wall Street

Dave Pruett | Posted 08.31.2015 | Business
Dave Pruett

We're witnessing, I'm fairly certain, market chaos associated with the end of the era of fossil fuels.

Kate Sheppard

2 Democratic Senators Pitch Conservatives On Supporting A Carbon Tax

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Democratic senators on Wednesday delivered the opening pitch for their new plan for addressing climate-warming emissions in what may...

The Keystone Veto: You Want Jobs? Try This

Mark Reynolds | Posted 04.26.2015 | Green
Mark Reynolds

Forty-two thousand jobs, even if they're temporary, is nothing to sneeze at. The reality, though, is that Keystone XL is not happening anytime soon. So if this Congress is "going to keep sending bills to his desk," there is legislation the president would likely sign that will produce way more than 42,000 jobs -- 2.1 million jobs over the next decade, in fact.

Is Anyone Listening to Irwin Stelzer's Sound Advice?

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.01.2015 | Green
D. R. Tucker

A revenue-neutral carbon tax is a wise and bold idea, but there is a need for wise and bold individuals to embrace it and fight for it.

Cheap Gas Got You Thinking About That Suburban? Think Again

Mark Reynolds | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green
Mark Reynolds

People filling up their cars lately have seen the price of gasoline drop below $3 a gallon, and there are indications we might be heading closer to $2 a gallon nationally some time next year. Americans with big-car lust might be thinking at this point, "Time to buy that Chevy Suburban."

Feinstein Plans New "Carbon Fee" Bill, Argues Against Keystone, Oil & Gas Subsidies

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.04.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Senator Dianne Feinstein shared her plans with Fresh Dialogues to introduce a new "carbon fee" bill, during a press conference Wednesday in downtown San Francisco.

For Climate Change Solution, Look to Yesterday's GOP

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz | Posted 03.28.2013 | Green
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

In the 1980s the GOP lead the charge in favor of the idea of using markets to control pollution. Moderate Republicans (of which there were a significant number) opted for dealing with environmental problems with economic tools that employ price signals to keep air and water clean.

Tyranny of the Quarterly Profit Report: Musings on Obama's Business Roundtable Speech

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

At the Business Roundtable today, President Obama challenged business leaders to lead beyond the daily stock ticker and the quarterly profits report.