Why we need a carbon tax — and why it won’t be enough

September 26, 2016 by  
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Putting a price on carbon is an idea whose time has come, with even Big Oil signaling it may drop its long-standing opposition to a carbon tax. The question: has it come too late?

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How Hitachi is forging a business model for microgrids

September 26, 2016 by  
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It will take innovative financing at a time of great market uncertainty to scale microgrid solutions.

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Which U.S. city is doing the most to save its water?

September 26, 2016 by  
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A look into how L.A., New York City and Chicago are tackling their respective urban freshwater concerns.

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How energy efficiency helps business prepare for carbon pricin

March 7, 2016 by  
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Politicians may be dawdling on putting a price on carbon, but the business community is ready for it, new GreenBiz research found.

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Why business no longer fears carbon pricing

January 4, 2016 by  
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Once rarely mentioned in polite company, the idea of putting a price on carbon is now a rallying cry among businesses.

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5 ways 2016 will be a make or break year for climate change

January 4, 2016 by  
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Fossil fuel subsidies, a corporate clean energy boom and more: Mixed messages on climate are poised to come to a head.

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Schneider Electric on carbon pricing and keeping within 2 degrees

December 20, 2015 by  
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Schneider Electric is among companies calling for a global price on carbon. Listen to this interview with Schneider’s Aurelie Jardin to hear why.

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Microsoft, Allianz and PUMA take alternative view of offsets

May 31, 2013 by  
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Microsoft, Allianz and Puma are using carbon credits to further sustainability goals by managing risk, putting a price on carbon and enhancing reputations.

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Gernot Wagner on The Futility of Going Green and the Economics of What Really Matters (Podcast)

October 13, 2011 by  
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If bringing your canvas bags to the grocery store, carpooling, and forgoing double cheeseburgers makes you feel good about yourself, terrific. But don’t expect the planet to notice. What the world needs, says Environmental Defense Fund economist Gernot Wagner in his new book, is for us to put a price on carbon. Then things start to get interesting. After his clever hook is out of the way (Wagner himself is a car-less vegetarian), ” But Will the Planet Notice?: How Smart Economics Can Save the… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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It’s Official: The GOP Field Will Have No Environmental Defender

August 12, 2011 by  
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Photo via IowaPolitics.com via Flickr/CC BY-SA It’s hard to fathom that just three years ago, the Republican presidential candidate had wholly endorsed cap and trade. As in, John McCain repeatedly pledged to fight climate change by putting a price on carbon emissions. The prospect of seeing such a proposal from a Republican today is absolutely unthinkable:

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