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Environmental groups say Canada provides $3.3 billion a year in fossil fuel subsidies to oil and gas producers despite its pledge to be a world leader on climate change policies.
A group of senior Republican leaders has proposed a carbon tax to replace most climate regulations. Is that a wise idea and how will Republicans in Congress react to being told what to do by their elders?
General Motors is gloating because sales of its largest SUV vehicles are booming. Is that a reason for the rest of us to celebrate?
ExxonMobil says it now favors a carbon tax, but one that will not alter its bottom line. It’s progress, but only barely so.
A recent report from Argonne Lab says that battery powertrains will not achieve parity with gasoline engines when it comes to energy density and efficiency until 2045.
Making the cost of fossil fuels pay for all the damage they cause is just common sense, something that seems to be in short supply in America these days.
On Wednesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk spoke via webcast to the 23,000 members of the American Geophysical Union fall meeting in San Francisco. As usual, he had a lot on his mind. First, he spoke on one of his favorite subjects — climate change. Since the very beginning, Tesla has been about convincing people to […]
On Monday, Bernie Sanders announced his plan to combat climate change. It includes investment in renewable energy technology and a ban on fracking.
Elon Musk spoke in Paris on Dec. 2 in favor of a plan to increase the cost of burning fossil fuels. He said current CO2 levels are simply unsustainable.
Maria van der Hoeven, head of the International Energy Agency, has issued a call for the US to raise the federal gasoline tax now while prices are low. The IEA was created in response to the oil supply crisis of 1973-74, but today serves as both statistician and research guide for 29 developed nations who are […]
Earlier this week, CSR announced plans to build the world’s first carbon-neutral locomotive. Set to run on biocoal (“coal” fuel created through an energy-efficient processing and compressing of cellulosic biomass), the train will will have the same performance and load-hauling capabilities as traditional coal-burning engines, but without harmful metals or volatile off-gasses. Check out the […]
[social_buttons] British Columbia will be the first in North America to institute a comprehensive carbon tax on nearly all fossil fuels. It’s a groundbreaking move that could prove the feasibility of taxing greenhouse-gas emissions. Beginning July 1st, 2008, businesses and residents of British Columbia will be taxed $10 per metric ton of carbon emitted by […]