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U.S. States That Support Clean Energy Are Unfazed by Supreme Court Drama

Steve Zwick | Posted 02.17.2016 | Green
Steve Zwick

Scalia's death then launched a wave of speculation over the future of US climate policy and the CPP, and the consensus is clear: no one expects the Supreme Court to revisit last week's decision, but everyone expects it to hear the case upon appeal -- and by then, it will be a different court, so by then, Scalia's death will matter.

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.

Politicians Save Your Breath: Your Reasons Against Climate Action Are Old and Irresponsible

Keith Gaby | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Keith Gaby

In the debate over President Obama's proposal to address climate change, at least one important question has been overlooked. Opponents of his plan should have to answer this: "Is it responsible to have NO limits on carbon pollution from power plants?"

Sandor Talks About Inventing Markets

Daniel P. Collins | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Daniel P. Collins

Richard (Doc) Sandor has been described as brilliant by many but from my perspective his genius is in being able to see the essence of things -- understanding the simple purpose of a product and applying it free from any preconceived parameters.

South Korean Government Approves Mandatory Carbon Trading Program

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.15.2013 | Green
Jake Schmidt

By a vote of 148-0 South Korean lawmakers have just approved a national emissions trading program to reduce the global warming pollution from its largest sectors by 2015.

Energy Boss Calls EU Carbon Trading The New Sub-Prime

The Guardian | Terry Macalister | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The row over the working of the European Union's emissions trading scheme intensified last night when EDF Energy warned that speculators risked turnin...

Climate Lessons from Kyoto to Sacramento to Poznan

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

Based on the outcome of the last international agreement, the Kyoto Protocol, we shouldn't wait around for an international treaty to save the day.