What would a carbon tax look like for Hawaii?

August 6, 2018 by  
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The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Energy leaders and policy makers discuss the potential of a carbon tax.

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Carbon accounting as a business requirement

June 29, 2016 by  
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Dan Kammen, professor of energy at the University of California, Berkeley and a climate adviser to the Obama administration, discusses the the potential of a carbon tax at the recent Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) conference in San Francisco.

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Chanel, Gucci and luxury fashion’s sustainability crossroads

June 29, 2016 by  
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High-end labels are tapping into next generation plastics and new marketing angles to reassess environmental impacts.

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One man’s passion: 45 years with the EPA

June 29, 2016 by  
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Scientist Tom Murray gives a retrospective overview, from the EPA’s tumultuous beginnings to the evolution of today’s industrial partnerships.

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Why a carbon price would cut emissions more than we expect

February 1, 2016 by  
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Computer models forecasting carbon reduction after implementing a carbon tax may underestimate the real impact of stricter climate regulations.

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How food waste confuses wildlife

February 1, 2016 by  
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There’s increasing evidence that piles of food waste in landfills are contributing to the decline of various animal species, as the animals eat garbage.

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Wind Power Costs are Almost Exactly the Same Natural Gas, New Study Shows

March 28, 2014 by  
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The electricity costs of wind energy and natural gas are virtually identical when the price of carbon emissions  is included, according to a new study on the federal tax credit for wind power. Researchers at Syracuse University and the University of California found that the true cost of electricity for wind is 9.2 cents per kWh compared to 8.85 cents per kWh for gas. Without a pricing mechanism for carbon emissions through a carbon tax or cap-and-trade scheme, the researchers argue that the recently-expired Production Tax Credit (PTC) levels the playing field for the American wind industry. Read the rest of Wind Power Costs are Almost Exactly the Same Natural Gas, New Study Shows Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , carbon emissions , carbon price , cost competitive , Electricity , gas , kwh , natural gas , PTC , wind energy , Wind Production Tax Credit        

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China To Begin Additional Taxes On Fossil Fuel Production, Rare Earths Mining

October 11, 2011 by  
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It’s not exactly a carbon tax, but it’s a step in the right direction: AP reports that China will begin a nationwide tax on oil, natural gas, rare earth elements, salt, and other metals–with the estimated $615-770 million a year raised used to “help local governments pay for costly obligation imposed by Beijing to provide additional education, health and other services.”… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Will Europe’s Move to Tax Airlines’ CO2 Emissions Spark a Global Trade War?

August 13, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: SkinnyLawyer via Flickr/CC BY The GlobalPost thinks it might. As you may be aware, the European Union is planning on instituting a carbon tax on airlines that fly in and out of its member nations. The deal is set to take effect, but the rumblings from the international community — and the airlines balking at the prospect — are beginning to intensify…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Carbon Tax, Not Cap-and-Trade, Best Way to Combat Global Warming: Economist William Nordhaus

January 6, 2011 by  
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photo: Martha Soukup / Creative Commons By many accounts it may be politically a non-starter right now in the United States, but nevertheless implementing a carbon tax is the best way to rein in rising carbon emissions and combat climate change. That’s the word of Yale University economist William Nordhaus , writing in a new article in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

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