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Carbon Taxes

What the Australian Elections Mean (and Don't Mean) for Climate Policy and the Left

Eli Lehrer | Posted 11.16.2013 | Green
Eli Lehrer

The recent elections in Australia weren't a referendum on climate change itself. And, for both Australia and the world, that's a good thing.

The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon

Robert Stavins | Posted 01.01.2012 | Green
Robert Stavins

In the U.S., political polarization has decimated what had long been the key political constituency in the Congress for environmental action, namely, the middle, including both moderate Republicans and moderate Democrats.

Cap-and-Trade vs. Carbon Tax: A Bird in Hand Is Worth Two on Alpha Centauri

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Roberts

grist.orgI find it really hard to believe, but the perennial "carbon tax vs. cap-and-trade" debate is still going on. It goes on and on and on and it ...

Ecoflation -- Business Beware

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

Consumers will pay more for everything, a form of green inflation, notably in developed countries where environmental activists and laws are demanding responsiveness to concerns.

I Love It When You Talk Carbon Taxes!

David Hawkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Hawkins

These days the siren song of a carbon tax fills the ear of many commentators who urge us to recognize its beauty and steer our ship in its direction.

I Love It When You Talk Carbon Taxes!

David Hawkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Hawkins

These days the siren song of a carbon tax fills the ear of many commentators who urge us to recognize its beauty and steer our ship in its direction.

Al Gore Discusses Carbon Taxes, Detroit Bailout And The Dangers Of Illusion

Newsweek | Fareed Zakaria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Former Vice President Al Gore--now a Nobel Prize winner and the world's most prominent environmentalist--isn't looking for another job in Washington. ...