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Carbon Pricing Proves a Success in Australia, but Conservatives Pledge to Kill It

06.28.2013
One year ago today, Australia joined a rapidly growing list of nations in putting a price on carbon. It was a historic day for climate...

Obama Needs to Seize His Sputnik Moment on Climate

06.24.2013
Obama will no doubt outline how the planet is in crisis from global warming, which it is. But he also needs to sell Americans on how tough...

The Canadian Tar Sands Dilemma: We Still Need a Carbon Tax, Pipeline or Not

03.20.2013
A carbon tax is the only step that truly enlists markets in the fight against climate change. As fossil-fuel companies are forced to pay...
The Climate Post: Carbon Tax Is a Popular Topic in Washington

The Climate Post: Carbon Tax Is a Popular Topic in Washington

03.15.2013
Japanese officials point to the recent gas boom in the United States as evidence that complex drilling processes can yield big results...

Shaping the Next Generation of Carbon Markets

03.14.2013
When countries are aligned, motivated, and leading by doing, you get something we don't always see when discussing combating climate change...
China Announces Major Move Against Climate Change

China Announces Major Move Against Climate Change

Bonnie Kavoussi  02.20.2013
In a step toward combating global warming, China announced earlier this week that it would implement a tax on carbon dioxide emissions,...
The Birth of Carbon Pricing and Delivering California's First 'Climate Dividend'

The Birth of Carbon Pricing and Delivering California's First 'Climate Dividend'

12. 5.2012
If carbon pricing in the United States were a baby, it would have been born on November 14, when the California Air Resources Board launched...
Group Signals Plan To Sue EPA To Force Cap-And-Trade Scheme For Vehicle Emissions

Group Signals Plan To Sue EPA To Force Cap-And-Trade Scheme For Vehicle Emissions

Tom Zeller Jr.  11.28.2012
Another in what will likely be many legal maneuvers aimed at either expanding or contracting the regulatory reach of the Environmental...
SUCCESS: CA Cap-And-Trade Auction Sells Out Entirely

SUCCESS: CA Cap-And-Trade Auction Sells Out Entirely

11.19.2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- California sold out of the first pollution permits issued as part of a landmark offensive against greenhouse gases at...

Post-Election, Post-Sandy and Pre-Fiscal Cliff, Obama and Business Leaders have a Perfect Storm of Opportunity

11.15.2012
An extraordinary opportunity to build the political will necessary to tackle big global challenges -- financial stability and climate change...
California Debuts Landmark Cap-And-Trade System

California Debuts Landmark Cap-And-Trade System

11.14.2012
SAN FRANCISCO -- California is debuting its new, landmark cap-and-trade program with an auction of greenhouse gas pollution permits, despite...
Ignored During Campaign, Climate Change Talk Heats Up

Ignored During Campaign, Climate Change Talk Heats Up

11.13.2012
WASHINGTON -- Climate change is suddenly a hot topic again. The issue is resurfacing in talks about a once radical idea: a possible carbon...
Cap-and-Trade, Carbon Taxes, and My Neighbor's Lovely Lawn

Cap-and-Trade, Carbon Taxes, and My Neighbor's Lovely Lawn

10.22.2012
In 1998 and for the subsequent eight years or so, I remained agnostic regarding what I viewed as the trade-offs between cap-and-trade and...
Cap and Trade: California's Best Secret

Cap and Trade: California's Best Secret

08. 9.2012
AB 32 is the most ambitious program in the United States to combat the pernicious effects of global warming. But the program will only...
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