IMF Advocates For Carbon Assessments

CleanTechnica

The IMF says a price on carbon is far more effective than government rules and regulations. It recommends a minimum cost of $75 per ton of carbon dioxide. Carbon Pricing Climate Change carbon fee carbon tax economics GOVERNMENT REGULATION International Monetary Fund

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It’s The Economics, Stupid! The Case For Carbon Fees

CleanTechnica

New research claims adding a fee on carbon emissions would spur innovation and drive greater efficiency in the energy and transportation sectors. Carbon Pricing Climate Change carbon fee carbon tax Elon Musk fossil fuels untaxed externality

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Does Carbon Offsetting Really Work?

CleanTechnica

The practice of offsetting carbon emissions has been long utilized by large corporations, businesses, and individuals alike. Carbon Pricing Policy & Politics carbon offsets

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Global Carbon Taxes: Are We Paying Enough?

CleanTechnica

Carbon Pricing Carbon Tax Policy & Politics carbon tax IMFLast month, the IMF released its Fiscal Monitor, a biannual report on how to mitigate climate change.

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Global Carbon Emissions By Country: Monthly Update

CleanTechnica

This is the start of a monthly series on global carbon emissions and a review of the countries with the biggest emissions and whether they are delivering on their promises of the Paris Agreement. . Climate Change Carbon Emissions

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Can A Carbon Fee Save The World’s Oceans? Senator Whitehouse Says ‘Yes”

CleanTechnica

Is a carbon fee on polluters the way to save our marine environments. Carbon Pricing Fossil Fuels Policy & Politics American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act carbon fee and dividend carbon fees Citizens Climate Lobby IPCC Report Senator Whitehouse

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Carbon Capture: Bright Promise Or Senseless Boondoggle?

CleanTechnica

Carbon capture has a powerful allure. The Earth is overheating because there is too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Clean Power Fossil Fuels Science carbon capture Carbon Emissions Mark Z.

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The Development of Global Carbon Taxes: Monthly Update

CleanTechnica

According to a yearly in-depth report from the World Bank in June 2019, 57 countries have committed to implementing or scheduling carbon pricing initiatives, including a carbon tax. Carbon Pricing Carbon Tax Policy & Politics World Bank

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Alliance For Clean Energy New York Pushes For Carbon Fee On Thermal Generating Stations

CleanTechnica

The Alliance for Clean Energy New York is advocating for a carbon fee to more accurately align carbon emissions from generating stations with the environmental impacts they cause.

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German Utility RWE Commits To Carbon Neutrality By 2040

CleanTechnica

German electric utility giant RWE has announced its intention this week to become carbon neutral by 2040 and to transition into one of the world's leading renewable energy companies. . Biomass Clean Power Coal Fossil Fuels Solar Energy Wind Energy carbon neutral Germany RWE

EasyJet 1st Airline In World To Go Carbon Neutral — Starting Today

CleanTechnica

In a corporate press release, EasyJet today announced that as of today all of its flights will be carbon neutral. EasyJet has a total of 331 airplanes and will become the first major airline in the world to operate a fleet that is fully net-zero carbon.

Exploring the business case for carbon removal

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Carbon Capture Carbon Removal decarbonization Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture VERGE 19New approaches, from CO2-sucking materials to regenerative agriculture, were in the spotlight at VERGE 19.

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Carbon Capture On The Ropes At San Juan Coal Power Plant — Or Not

CleanTechnica

Why invest in carbon capture to clean up after coal, when you can skip the middleperson and pluck CO2 straight from the atmosphere.

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COP25: Agreement On A Carbon Market Pushed Back For Another Year

CleanTechnica

While a compromise was reached on smaller elements, the anticipated updated plans of the biggest nations like China, India, and the US, was pushed back to next year’s COP26 in Glasgow, as was the decision around a global carbon market. .

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A Carbon Hierarchy for (Net) Zero Carbon Construction

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This is Part 2 of Zero Carbon Series. See Part One Carbon That Was then This is Now. Construction projects are carbon-positive: Strict carbon planning and management is key. Carbon and Construction carbons are not understood. ARRO: a project carbon hierarchy.

Germany Plans To Increase The Price Of Carbon, But Is It Enough?

CleanTechnica

After the collapse of talks in Spain last week, the German government has announced a new climate plan that includes putting a higher price on carbon. Carbon Pricing Climate Change carbon fee charles koch free market economy German climate initiative Germany

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Researchers Announce A Battery That Runs On Lithium & Carbon Dioxide

CleanTechnica

Researchers at UIC claim they have created a lithium-carbon dioxide battery with greater energy density than conventional lithium-ion batteries. Batteries Energy Storage lithium carbon dioxide battery University of Illinois at Chicago

Value-added tax: a potential solution for carbon leakage

GreenBiz

This system would be burdensome and inefficient but it could make it feasible to practically address carbon leakage. Carbon Policy Carbon Pricing Emissions Reduction European Union Energy Efficiency

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Sprint To Go 100% Carbon Neutral, 100% Renewable Electricity

CleanTechnica

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Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund

GreenBiz

Bold new commitment will see the tech giant charge an internal carbon fee not just on emissions from its direct operations, but on those of its supply chain. Carbon Policy Carbon Removal Digitalization Innovation Technology

Inside the new carbon economy

GreenBiz

We need to remove carbon from the air to avert disastrous impacts of climate change — good thing there's money to be made from carbon removal. Carbon Policy Carbon Removal VERGE 19

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Latest EDGAR Report Finds Concern Over Rising Global Carbon Emissions

CleanTechnica

Despite renewed promises of change, countless calls for the end of burning of fossil fuels, greener solutions for the transport, agriculture, mining, and energy industries and an increase in the number of electric vehicles on the market, global carbon figures have steadily increased.

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#Sludge Report: 20 Corporations Responsible For A Third Of All Carbon Emissions

CleanTechnica

Climate Change Fossil Fuels Carbon Emissions Climate Accountability Institute Influence Map Michael E. A report by the Climate Accountability Institute finds just 20 corporations have been responsible for 30% of all climate emissions since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.

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More Airlines Are Offering Carbon Offsets, But Is It A Real Solution?

CleanTechnica

As pressure mounts on the aviation industry to create more sustainable ways to do business, EasyJet has become the latest airline to pledge to fly carbon neutral. Aviation Clean Transport American Airlines Carbon offset easyjet

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Interface CEO Jay Gould on optimism, talking to boards and truly carbon-negative products

GreenBiz

Plus, why he thinks carbon offsets are ‘cheating.’. Buildings Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Corporate Strategy

VERGE Accelerate (Circular and Carbon): SINAI

GreenBiz

Carbon Pricing Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Keynote VERGE VERGE VERGE 19On the VERGE 19 main stage, selected finalists pitch to a live audience of business leaders, government officials and investors, as well as to a global online audience.

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Will The Forthcoming New Danish Climate Law Boost A Carbon Tax?

CleanTechnica

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Mayor Pete’s Climate Plan Has Good Coverage & A Carbon Price, But Too Little Funding

CleanTechnica

The major saving grace is the price on carbon. Pete Buttigieg's climate action plan is not nearly as strong as Warren's, and the lack of funding puts it close to the level of Biden's at the bottom of the heap.

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Quorn introduces carbon footprint labeling

Inhabitat - Innovation

By reading carbon labels, consumers may be motivated to make better and more sustainable choices

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Move Forward With Carbon Pricing & Drive Away With Your Own Tesla

CleanTechnica

Sponsored Carbon pricing Climate XChange raffles Tesla Tesla raffle Tesla rafflesClimate XChange’s annual Tesla raffle is back – and this time they are giving away the best Tesla yet! You get to build your own custom Tesla.

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Hydrogen Could Replace Coke In Steelmaking & Lower Carbon Emissions Dramatically

CleanTechnica

A new report claims hydrogen could replace coke in 10 to 50% of all steelmaking my the year 2050, given the right carbon pricing. Using hydrogen instead of coke -- a process known as direct reduction -- could lower the carbon emissions from steel mills significantly.

No, Machine Learning Does Not Have A Huge Carbon Debt

CleanTechnica

The increase in CPU cycles to advance machine learning has been accompanied by advances in efficiencies of computer technology and lower carbon electricity, but it's worth paying attention to.

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Oxy's Richard Jackson on responsible carbon management and sequestration

GreenBiz

Oxy Low Carbon Ventures president Richard Jackson says the company can currently sequester 18 million tons of CO2 in its operations. Carbon Capture Carbon Removal Carbon Removal GreenBiz Studio VERGE

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US & Canada Low-Carbon Transformation Requires Solutions To 4 Major Challenges – Part 1

CleanTechnica

Climate Change Green Economy Policy & Politics Canada China innovation low carbon regulation united states US VancouverThis is the first in the series of articles on barriers to rapid climate responses in governments and business, and how they might be overcome.

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CleanTechnica Exclusive: A case study into a technology that should be set aside until 2050, Carbon Engineering’s air-to-fuel fig leaf

CleanTechnica

Researching air-carbon capture for use post-2050 remains a very good means of establishing the intellectual capital and basic technologies for when it makes sense to use them.

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2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Low Carbon Prosperity

2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum. The 2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum brought together over 100 participants to build momentum and collaboration in achieving carbon reduction goals in the state. 5-Kenneth-Dragoon-RHA-Future-of-Carbon-Policy-Dec-2019.

The new labeling scheme designed to help companies go carbon neutral

GreenBiz

Goods deemed “Climate Neutral” are coming to stores soon thanks to a user-friendly approach to carbon accounting. Carbon Removal Marketing & Communication

Mission: Remove a trillion tons of carbon from the atmosphere

GreenBiz

Carbon Removal Food & AgricultureThe Terraton Initiative sets its sights on the "most actionable, immediate, and affordable thing we can do to impact climate change.".

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Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030

CleanTech Alliance

The world confronts an urgent carbon problem. The carbon in our atmosphere has created a blanket of gas that traps heat and is changing the world’s climate. Source: Brad Smith, Microsoft, Jan 16, 2020 he scientific consensus is clear. Already, the planet’s temperature has risen by 1 degree centigrade. If we don’t curb emissions, and […]. Industry News Public Policy

Lisa Dyson on the new carbon economy

GreenBiz

Lisa Dyson, CEO of Kiverdi, considers new approaches to convert carbon into food for the world's growing population. Carbon Capture Keynote VERGE VERGE VERGE 19

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