by Katie Valentine Posted on January 12, 2015
The system is second only to the European Union's cap-and-trade program.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 23, 2014
With no hope for national climate legislation, it may well fall to the states -- acting outside the aegis of the federal government -- to combat climate change on their own.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 10, 2014
Researchers ran models of six likely scenarios under current policy, and in all of them Great Britain's emissions rate was well above where it needed to be in 2030.
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.
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.