Category Archives: Carbon Tax

These Countries Have Prices on Carbon. Are They Working? – By BRAD PLUMER and NADJA POPOVICH – The New York Times

By BRAD PLUMER and NADJA POPOVICH APRIL 2, 2019 NORWAY NATIONAL PRICE ON CARBON ICELAND CANADA EUROPEAN UNION UKRAINE KAZAKHSTAN SWITZERLAND SOUTH KOREA LIECHTENSTEIN LOCAL PRICE ON CARBON California SCHEDULED PRICE ON CARBON JAPAN Mass., N.Y. and seven other states … Continue reading

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ExxonMobil and others are practicing Carbon pricing, quietly– Mark Hertsgaard

This is some of the best writing I’ve ever seen on climate change issues. Mark Hertsgaard in Businessweek: “Pricing carbon would address what economist Sir Nicholas Stern in a 2006 report called “the greatest market failure in history.” Greenhouse gas … Continue reading

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To divest, or not to divest, that is the question? Or is it?

This writer thinks divestment is not a useful tool. Only a carbon tax will change behaviors, which is what is needed. Apparently, I am not alone. Although 300 professors at Stanford have just called for divestment, there are dissenters. “But … Continue reading

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