by Jeff Spross Posted on November 6, 2014
Tuesday's midterm elections opened up a host of state-level green energy policies to GOP attacks. But they also put a climate hawk into the governor's office of the country's third-largest carbon emitter.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 19, 2014
The governor of the state threatened by up to 15 inches more sea level rise than the global average says he "would not think of rejoining" the nine-state cap-and-trade plan.
by Ari Phillips Posted on September 15, 2014
The 42,000 people living in Burlington, Vermont can now feel confident that when they turn on their TVs or power up their computers they are using renewable energy.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on July 11, 2014
Though Chris Christie pulled New Jersey out of the regional carbon trading system in 2011, the state could be back in the carbon trading program soon with this little-known trick.
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 Andrew Breiner Posted on June 5, 2014 Updated: June 5, 2014
While some are complaining about the EPA's new carbon limits, one group of states is already well on their way to big emissions cuts.
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 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.