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News and analysis of the impact of climate change on governments and businesses.

Can Cap and Dividend Save Cap and Trade?

There is no doubt that “cap-and-trade” has joined “liberal” on the list of terms conservatives have effectively tar-and-feathered. It’s also clear that a…
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What Will Be in the Kerry-Graham-Lieberman Climate Bill?

A compromise Senate energy bill being hammered out by “little punk staffers” for Senators John Kerry (D), Lindsey Graham (R), and Joe Lieberman…
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What Doesn’t Kill You: Cap-and-Trade Endures

Like global warming, cap-and-trade isn’t going away. The trading system in place in Europe has managed to survive a series of scandals in…
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The International Case for Carbon and the Economy

By Henry Derwent, President and CEO, IETA As Congress shifts its attention from health care to energy and climate change, the discussion will…
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Rebranding of the Climate Crisis Underway

The last year has seen a couple of high-profile disappointments for climate change action. First there was “climategate,” the theft of emails from…

Environmental News Site Funded by Natural Gas Co. Beating Out the Competition

It’s a brave new world for news media. Clean Skies Network, a video news website bankrolled by the American Clean Skies Foundation, which…

Why Your Local Weatherman Doesn’t Believe in Climate Change

The question of climate has become quite an important one in these times, much talked about–though not always agreed upon. The need for…
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Carbon Trading Complexity Putting Strains on Market Reputation

A series of criminal investigations and auditor suspensions in carbon trading markets threaten to give the process of trading pollution credits the same…
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Carbon Offsets: Giving Credit Where It’s Due

By Justin Felt, Product Manager for Offsets, Point Carbon Carbon offset markets have exploded in the last ten years, from a theoretical concept…
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Reframing Cap and Trade

By Peter Fusaro, Founder, Wall Street Green Trading Summit Cap and Trade has been hijacked, the wind taken out of its sails by…
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Carbon Markets: Trading to Stop Climate Change

By Elizabeth (Lisa) Zelljadt, Senior Analyst, Point Carbon Every morning Mike walks into his London office and logs on to the Intercontinental Exchange,…

A Light in the Dark: The Success of the U.S. Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Market

By Dan Kalafatas, President, 3Degrees It is tempting for environmental market advocates (like myself) to gnash their teeth as climate change misinformation and…

Can the EPA’s Lisa Jackson Rally Black Communities Around the Environment?

Lisa Jackson is making strong statements about environmental justice. Are they typical Obama administration bluster or do they represent actual changes at the…

Why a National Renewable Energy Standard *Is* a Jobs Bill

While we're stoked that jobs bill passed, Congress must stop ignoring another major source of jobs- a national renewable energy standard. AWEA and…

Beyond Olympic Glory: Athletes Blast Canada’s Tar Sands Industry

The Winter Olympics this year in Vancouver, BC, is a little more than the usual venue for endless corporate advertising and big money…