A Progressive Carbon Tax Will Fight Climate Change and Stimulate the Economy

Superstorm Sandy. Massive droughts. Devastating tornadoes. Horrific wildfires. The United States has certainly seen the dramatic weather-related effects of [...]

Australia’s politically controversial carbon tax launched

Australia on Sunday imposed a price on carbon emissions but, even as it starts, the scheme’s future is in [...]

Bingaman launches uphill battle with ‘clean’ power proposal

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) floated highly anticipated legislation Thursday to reduce power plant [...]

California praised for approving climate law plan to cut pollution

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) for approving a blueprint today for reducing climate change [...]

Coal plants to close without pollution controls

Aging coal-fired power plants across the West could be forced to install costly pollution control equipment under an agreement [...]