Putting a price on carbon is the only way to make sure that fossil fuels stay in the ground and do not add to the total carbon in the atmoshpere.
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Oy — unfortunately, this is the situation today: h/t Climate Progress Related Stories: 4.47 To 1 — Ratio Of U.S. Voters Who Would Prefer Carbon Tax To Cut In Spending US Senators Propose Carbon Tax China Announces Introduction Of Carbon Tax $20/Ton Carbon Tax Could Reduce US Deficit by $1.2 Trillion in 10 Years 75% […]
Republicans don’t want taxes at all, whereas Democrats want to tax everything. It might be an oversimple explanation but it’s definitely going to be right more than it’s wrong. It’s also a good indicator of your allegiance when you hear that US Senators Barbara Boxer and Bernie Sanders have proposed a tax on carbon emissions. The […]
Climate Change Policy Gap Between USA and Europe Widens, as Norway Announces World's Largest Carbon Tax
In the latest example of the widening gap in climate change policies between the USA and Europe, the Government of Norway last week announced the world’s largest new tax on carbon emissions, stating in explicit terms its desire to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate against global warming — just two weeks after the […]
Today’s top green politics stories: Congress’ Failure to Act on Energy & Climate is a National Security Threat A new post by Bill Becker of Third Generation Environmentalism on Climate Progress indicates how lack of action, by Congress, on energy and the climate threatens our national security, in more ways than one. “The most serious threat […]
Top green news from around the internet (video is followed by photos and short excerpts on the news): Catastrophic Global Warming & Climate Change Underestimated Yep, catastrophic global warming predictions by climate scientists have underestimated probably warming if we don’t curb emissions fast. (Not a surprise that another study has found this — I’ve covered […]
Following the initiative of Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Australia’s Parliament passed a plan to cut carbon to 5 percent below 2000 levels by 2020 this week.
As drafted, Australia’s 500 leading greenhouse gas emitters will pay $23 (AUS$1 = US$0.99) for every ton of carbon they emit. The carbon pricing is set to take effect next July, assuming the Senate agrees in November, as expected.