Carbon tax

Will Green Growth Save Puerto Rico?

Will Green Growth Save Puerto Rico?

December 6, 2018

The people of Puerto Rico are facing severe austerity measures; a new study, Austerity Versus Green Growth for Puerto Rico, presents a way out of the debt spiral says Professor Robert Pollin

Canada

May 22, 2017
Dimitri Lascaris, says Trudeau’s pricing schemes is defective and not even close to what is necessary to enforce reductions

Trudeau’s Liberals Adopt Harper Government’s Carbon Targets

September 21, 2016

Dimitri Lascaris says the transfer of Canadian taxpayer money to oil companies in the face of climate emergency casts doubt on the ability of the Liberal government to produce an adequate carbon pricing plan

Democratic Party Platform: Lots of Hot Air on Climate Change

June 30, 2016

Janet Redman, who provided testimony at the DNC Platform Committee, and Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of Food & Water Watch, address the draft’s shortcomings on the carbon tax, TPP, fracking, and fossil fuel extraction

Sanders’ Climate Change Plan Endorsed by Economists Studying Carbon Tax Initiatives

April 14, 2016

TRNN Replay: Mark Paul of the University of Massachusetts Amherst says Sanders’ plan is consistent with the IPCC’s recommendation to reduce emissions by 40 percent, while Clinton’s is more rhetoric

What’s Behind Global Emissions Decline, GDP Increase

December 14, 2015

PERI’s James Boyce breakdowns the policies that contributed to this first in the 21st century and how America can decouple itself from carbon

New EPA Rules Are a Boon for Fossil Fuel Industry

June 12, 2014

Based in West Virginia, Bob Kincaid and Cathy Kunkel explain how new proposed emissions standards do nothing to address the toxic dust, poisonous water which affect Appalachian communities

Top 100 Greenhouse Gas Polluters Uncovered

June 10, 2013

Michael Ash: Low income and minority populations disproportionately impacted by greenhouse gas release

Austerity and the Death of Logic

March 12, 2013

Bill Black: Both the GOP and the White House refuse to support a bill that ends the sequester, it shows the real intention of the Obama administration