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Can Carbon Pricing Reduce CO2 Emissions?

Can Carbon Pricing Reduce CO2 Emissions?

May 10, 2018

What is carbon pricing, how is it different from carbon emissions permits, and could such a policy reduce carbon dioxide emissions sufficiently to slow down global warming? We discuss these and many other questions with James Boyce of the Political Economy Research Institute

Is Carbon Trading Just a License to Pollute?

November 15, 2017

Market-based pollution credit schemes undermine environmental laws and disproportionately affect lower-income neighborhoods and communities of color, says Food & Water Watch’s Scott Edwards

Scrapping the Clean Power Plan Won’t Bring Back Coal

October 10, 2017

EPA chief Scott Pruitt declared ‘the war on coal is over,’ but the loss of coal jobs had nothing to do with the Clean Power Plan, and repealing it is simply a ‘shameful giveaway to profit-driven polluters,’ says Food & Water Watch’s Wenonah Hauter

Jerry Brown: Climate Champion or Big Oil Ally?

July 12, 2017

California Gov. Jerry Brown poses as an anti-Trump climate-change savior, but his policies support Big Oil’s agenda, says Adam Scow, California director at Food & Water Watch

Debate on Obama’s Climate Change Strategy Part II

July 25, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed and David Roberts discuss and debate Obama’s climate change policies pt 2

TRNN on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

May 20, 2013
Velcrow Ripper and Paul Jay discuss Ripper’s new film and movements, power and the synthesis of spirituality and politics

Subsidized Corn Destroying Global Bio-Diversity

February 25, 2013

Part 3. James Boyce: Industrial agriculture threatening existence of small farmers growing corn in Mexico and Guatemala; potatoes in Peru and the Andes; rice in Bangladesh and Southeast Asia – farmers who maintain the reservoir for adaptation of crops to new insects, new pests, and climate change

The Bond Report

February 15, 2013
Patrick Bond: A massive protest could push Obama to stop the Tar Sands pipe line and shift climate debate away from market solutions

Fossil Fuel

December 5, 2012
James Boyce: Burning fossil fuels not only climate threat but pollutants from process killing people