by Jeff Spross Posted on July 30, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
State officials are considering both a cap-and-trade system and a carbon tax, in a move that would join them with California and some Canadian provinces in a coordinated effort.
by Ari Phillips Posted on July 10, 2014 Updated: July 10, 2014
Australian prime minister Tony Abbott's long-promised plan to repeal the carbon tax has been foiled by a new upstart political party led by mining magnate Clive Palmer.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 13, 2014
The study did not examine the EPA's new power plant rule specifically, but targeted similar emissions reductions scenarios.
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by Jeff Spross Posted on June 6, 2014
The continued success of northeast's cap-and-trade system could be a clear and easy path for those states to comply with EPA's new carbon emission regulations -- and a model for others to follow.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on June 6, 2014
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott thinks U.S. carbon limits are "sensible," but his government is trying to kill a similar Australian law.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on June 2, 2014
Currently, there are no national limits on the carbon pollution that power plants emit into the atmosphere. With Monday's proposed rule, that will change.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 31, 2014
Starting in April, most California households will received a $30 to $40 "climate credit" on their electricity bills twice a year.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 25, 2014 Updated: March 25, 2014
A New Jersey appeals court ruled Tuesday that Gov. Chris Christie broke the law when he withdrew the state from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) back in 2011.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 7, 2014 Updated: March 8, 2014
The system just held its first auction since lowering its cap, and the price of permits jumped -- indicating a renewed incentive to reduce emissions.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 14, 2014 Updated: February 16, 2014
Agreement in Denmark's parliament cleared the way for a legally binding greenhouse gas emission reduction target of 40 percent below 1990's levels by 2020.