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Top economists on carbon price and decarbonization

An article from June 12 in Inside Climate News, says that “top economists,” led by Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern, report that the current average low price on carbon (less than $10 a ton) worldwide, will not achieve the transition to low … Continue reading

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Climate change is a market failure

In a February 14, 2017  post, Carbon Brief blog says “Climate change is a classic market failure. The costs of burning CO2 are borne by society at large, but the benefits accrue to those burning fossil fuels.”  The Social Costs of Carbon … Continue reading

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Producers see oil demand peaking

This  Wall Street Journal article from November, 2016, reports on the trend of global oil producers beginning to acknowledge the inevitability of a shift from oil-based fuels to natural gas and renewables.  

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Cycling for Climate Solutions

The Missoulian published an interview with our Cross Country Cyclers as they visited Missoula and presented at Imagine Nation Brewing. Next stop is Great Falls. They will meet at the Celtic Cowboy on September 13 and talk about their trip for … Continue reading

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Pedaling for climate education

  This article by Mike Ferguson in Billings Gazette August 19, 2016 describes his interview with Dr. Lori Byron, a pediatrician from Montana who bicycled 2,000 miles with her brother, to the Arctic Circle, to raise funds for Citizens’ Climate Education . She returned … Continue reading

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Reflexive Realism is what’s missing from the climate debate

Garrison Institute       reflexive cartoonp Jonathan Rowson is an “applied philosopher,” grandmaster chess player, and author of the forthcoming book  Seven Dimensions of Climate Change:  rethinking the world’s toughest problem, who writes about speaking at the recent forum in … 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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