Category Archives: Lobbying and Politics

Bill finally drops!

A bipartisan bill putting a national price on carbon emissions and returning the revenue to the public every month was introduced in the House this week by five Representatives, three Democrat and two Republican. Now we have a bill to … Continue reading

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“The Great Debate” for regulatory utility commissioners

Want to influence the adoption of renewable energy in Montana?  Do you care what principals guide our Public Service Commissioners?  For a start, take a look at the agenda of the The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ (NARUC) annual … Continue reading

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Introduction to Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Citizens’ Climate Lobby published this introductory video on You Tube in 2016.  Your comments are welcomed!  

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“Congress will pass carbon fee bill by the end of 2017”

The Helena Independent Record today published this op-ed by Mark Reynolds, executive director of Citizens’ Climate Lobby.  It got me thinking about special interest groups, and lobbying. Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is a special interest group, I guess.  We are thousands of … Continue reading

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“Regular people” lobby Massachusetts’ legislature

Eben Bein writes about Massachusetts’ legislature considering a revenue-neutral carbon fee in the Current YES! magazine.    It is Senate bill 1747, submitted by Sen. Michael Barrett, and it is still to be voted on in this session, which ends July … Continue reading

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Externalities (the musical)

“Externalities (the musical)” Opening Act         “Carbon Fee and Dividend” How does the carbon fee, charged at the source                                       … Continue reading

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Politics and global warming: under the surface

  Yale and George Mason Universities’  Climate Change Communication centers surveyed  U.S. voters  opinions of politics and global warming in March, 2016, as part of their ongoing study on “Climate Change and the American Mind”.  They report an increase in the … Continue reading

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