carbon tax


about-annual-report-2015-solar-and-wind

How to Cut US Power Sector Emissions: New Analysis and Insights from Marrakech

, lead economist and climate policy manager

I am in Marrakech, Morocco, where the second week of the annual international climate talks (or COP22) is just getting underway. Nations hope to continue the momentum created by the Paris Agreement despite concerns about the implications of the US election outcome. One big topic of conversation: how will nations increase their commitments to cut emissions, in line with the ambitious long term temperature and decarbonization goals that were agreed to last year? Read more >

Bookmark and Share

Obama’s Climate Legacy

, director of strategy & policy

Since his re-election, President Obama has made it clear that he sees action on climate change as a major piece of unfinished business from his first term. In his election night victory speech, he said he wants “our children to live in an America that isn’t burdened by debt; that isn’t weakened by inequality; that isn’t threatened by the destructive power of a warming planet.” Read more >

Bookmark and Share

Tax Reform That’s Pro-Climate and Pro-Economy?

, lead economist and climate policy manager

A recent article in the National Journal has been generating a lot of buzz. Understandably so, because it makes clear that climate change should not be viewed as a partisan issue and that thoughtful leaders on both sides of the aisle recognize the importance of good science. Read more >

Bookmark and Share