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Businesses, Markets and Innovation Can Beat Climate Change

Neil Leary | Posted 12.23.2016 | Green
Neil Leary

Businesses, markets and innovation can reduce emissions of gases that warm the planet. And they can do this while generating profits, creating jobs an...

Setting a $100 Price on Carbon

Lise Kingo | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Lise Kingo

As more than 150 world leaders convene at the United Nations for the historic signing of the Paris Agreement, the United Nations Global Compact is cal...

Carbon Pricing: An Inevitable Opportunity

Feike Sijbesma | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Feike Sijbesma

Regarding climate change, the global community has excelled in procrastination. But time is running out. The scientific evidence is mounting, and the impact of severe climate changes is more tangible than ever. It is time for the global community to take responsibility and lead the way forward to implement a price on carbon.

Can Brazil's 'Green Municipalities' Save the Amazon?

Steve Zwick | Posted 02.11.2017 | Green
Steve Zwick

Consumer giants like Unilever and Marks & Spencer have promised to source materials from states and regions that slash deforestation, but slowing deforestation requires buy-in at every level of society.

In Davos, Big Business Sends Mixed Signals on Climate Amid Calls for Carbon Pricing

Steve Zwick | Posted 01.24.2017 | Green
Steve Zwick

Few of the more than 300 discussions in Davos touched on climate risk, and many participants expressed a fear that flat-footedness was the norm -- not the exception.

Economic Growth and Climate Action -- A Formula for a Low Carbon World

Sri Mulyani Indrawati | Posted 07.14.2016 | Home
Sri Mulyani Indrawati

The key to success is cooperation between governments, cities, communities, development banks and the private sector. We need to leverage existing partnerships and resources, whether domestic or multilateral.

The Ideal Climate Deal

William S. Becker | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green
William S. Becker

Ideally, the world's collective response to global warming would be as rapid and muscular as the threat of growing climate disruption requires. With each year that passes without such a response, we are learning the hard way that what we once considered an ideal international response is now merely pragmatic.

This Film Narrated By Leo DiCaprio Presents A Clear Climate Change Solution: Price Carbon

Tree Media | Leila Conners | Posted 11.26.2014 | Home

By Leila Conners -- Tree Media Ahead of the 2014 UN Climate Summit on Sept. 23, "Carbon" attempts to move the debate forward, exploring how govern...

Kate Sheppard

You'll Never Guess Which Companies Are Already Planning For A Price On Carbon | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Many U.S. companies are already including a price on carbon emissions in their business planning. That includes oil companies such as ...

Obama Administration Quietly Approved Big Change

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

Back in January, President Barack Obama proclaimed in his State of the Union speech that if Congress did not act on climate change, his administration...

Time To Pay For The True Cost Of Fossil Fuels

Posted 10.11.2012 | Green

By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor NEW YORK — Prominent climate scientist James Hansen has been warning that humans have brought ...

Microsoft Taxes Itself to Go Carbon Neutral

Andrew Winston | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Andrew Winston

It's innovative and committed, but it also points to a massive global failure of leadership on climate policy. We should put a price on carbon across the entire economy.

Just Price Carbon

Jon Anda | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green
Jon Anda

Blame it on the recession or natural gas prices or politics or whatever else. But we cannot deny that we are in green financial crisis, and one that is steadily worsening.

Six Topics for the Presidential Candidates

David Hone | Posted 11.09.2011 | Green
David Hone

As another Republican candidate debate came and went, it has become fairly clear that the issue of climate change isn't going to get much of a hearing, apart perhaps from some questioning of the science.

Climate Change Plan B

Daniel C. Esty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel C. Esty

Cap and trade has proved infeasible. But it remains critical to put a price on greenhouse gas emissions. We need to do it right this time. Let's avoid complexity and adopt a straightforward carbon charge.

Obama's Second Chance on the Predominant Moral Issue of This Century

Dr. James Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. James Hansen

This is not the 17th century, when "beliefs" trumped science, forcing Galileo to recant his understanding of the solar system. The president should unequivocally support the climate science community.