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China will start a nationwide carbon
market within the next two years as part of a pledge to cap emissions by 2030.
The mechanism is due to start in 2016 and rules for trading permits through the cap-and-trade scheme may be announced by ...
Much of the discussion during next month's international climate
negotiations in Lima, Peru will revolve around halting tropical forest loss to reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But Ecosystem Marketplace's latest report on the ...
The Vermont Natural Resources Council recently joined low-income advocacy partners, business and academic leaders, and other environmental organizations to call for putting a price on carbon
pollution and sending the money back to ...
Pop the champagne corks in Washington! It’s party time for Big Energy. In the wake of the midterm elections, Republican energy hawks are ascendant, having taken the Senate and House by storm. They are preparing to put pressure on a president ...
It’s much easier to list Republicans in Congress who think climate
change is real than it is to list Republicans who don’t, because there are so few members of the former group. Earlier this year, Politifact went looking for congressional ...
Germany has been credited for paving Europe’s way to a renewables-led, zero-carbon future. But the world’s true climate
champion is Denmark, which has just set the bar another notch higher than Germany by proposing to accelerate its phase out of ...
In its second major international climate policy
announcement of the week, the Obama administration is expected to declare as early as Friday that it intends to provide $3 billion over the course of four years to help developing countries adapt ...
What are the causes of climate
change? That may sound like a simple question to answer: carbon
emissions, duh. But when we think of the ur-culprit of climate
change, we would have to point the finger at a global economic system built on resource ...
While Arizona’s most recent fire season was relatively tame, one study argues that the worst may be yet to come due to climate
In a study titled “Flammable Planet: Wildfires and the Social Cost of Carbon
,” the Cost of Carbon
change sparks tornados and floods, battering the world and throwing Americans into a new era of fear.
That’s the apocalyptic premise of the 2004 film The Day After Tomorrow. In reality, climate
change is a more distant ...
Our oceans are acidifying--even if the nightly news hasn’t told you yet.
As humanity continues to fill the atmosphere with harmful gases, the planet is becoming less hospitable to life as we know it. The vast oceans absorb much of the ...
Australia has been fighting about climate policy
for almost 10 years. Most people wish the argument would go away. Investors just wish they knew the outcome.
After repealing the carbon
“tax” and winning parliamentary backing for its ...
Even by the outsized standards of Clive Palmer, it was a breathtaking display of chutzpah.
After endorsing the government's Direct Action climate
, which he had previously debunked as a "waste of money" and "token gesture", ...
Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, a Republican who is fighting a Democratic challenge from former Gov. Charlie Crist, was asked by The Miami Herald if he believes climate
change is significantly affecting the weather. “Well, I’m not a scientist,” he ...
These are rough times for carbon tax
es, aimed at mitigating climate
change. Australia recently repealed its carbon tax
. South Korea delayed a carbon
on vehicle emissions. South Africa put off a planned carbon tax
until 2016.And ...
The effort by a California billionaire named Thomas F. Steyer to bolster global climate
change measures in Washington has turned the battle over the State Senate into one of the most expensive legislative elections in state ...
Senior Abbott government members are increasingly confident a deal to pass its direct action climate
will be reached before Christmas after Clive Palmer appeared to soften his party's hardline position on the ...
The boss of British Gas’s parent company has criticised the Government for allowing “old, dirty coal stations” to qualify for subsidies worth hundreds of millions of pounds in a scheme designed to promote green energy.
Sam Laidlaw, the ...
The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources such as corncobs are starting operations in the Midwest as the industry worries that they might also be the last -- at least in the United States.
After a decade of ...
change is a “threat multiplier” and worse than many of the challenges the U.S. military is already grappling with, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The New York Times indicated that the report marks a ...
The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources like corn cobs are starting operations in the Midwest amid industry worries that they might also be the last -- at least in the United States.
After a decade of ...
Leading economists at the “Mecca” of free-market economics, the University of Chicago, evoked their most prominent predecessor, Milton Friedman, last week in advocating a price on carbon
to address climate
At a forum called “What ...
An Australian senator released on Wednesday a proposal to penalise companies failing to meet carbon
emission targets and give firms access to the international carbon
market, in a move to try and break a deadlock in the country's climate
Labor will not bring a carbon tax
to the next election but a market mechanism is still the best way of dealing with emissions, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says.
While urging the government to address China's recently introduced tariff ...
As I have said before, the GOP position on climate
is unstable, both intellectually and politically. You can`t credibly deny the science at this point, but if you accept it, "do nothing about it" is an incoherent response. They`ve only gotten ...