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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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Do we need a war on climate change?

Eric S. Godoy and Aaron Jaffe’s opinion was published today in the Opinion in New York Times.  They say “We don’t need a war on climate change, we need a revolution.”

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Alberta passes carbon tax

Canadian Press reports that Alberta’s legislature has put into law a carbon tax. It is not revenue-neutral but includes rebates for middle- and low-income Albertans.

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Diversity on Equitable Carbon Pricing

SSN Forum The Scholars Strategy Network Forum on “Building Democratic Support for Equitable Carbon Pricing” in March, 2016, includes opinions by six U.S. academics. According to the SSN Forum: Raising the price of carbon dioxide emissions would mitigate climate damage by … Continue reading

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What you don’t know about carbon pricing

This April 2, 2016  Toronto Sun Editorial hit the nail on the head about carbon pricing.  They call out the Ontario government for its cap-and-trade carbon pricing scheme that is  “… unnecessarily complex and unfair carbon pricing …”  It gives companies … Continue reading

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Regional Climate Change and National Responsibilities

The Letter from James Hansen and Makiko Sato  published March 2, 2016 by Environmental Research Letters is another in a long series of  “must-reads” from climatologist Hansen. The paper starts with an update on observed global warming in recent decades with … Continue reading

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Climate change is now officially a bipartisan issue

U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo spoke about the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus on the CCL monthly International Conference Call on March 14.

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