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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Virginia Legislature Passes Sweeping Carbon Reduction & Renewable Energy Plan

CleanTechnica

Virginia this week passed a sweeping Clean Economy Act designed to reduce in-state carbon emissions to zero by 2050 and close most coal-powered generating stations by 2024.

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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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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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Behold The Lithium Carbon Dioxide Battery!

CleanTechnica

Researchers at the University of Illinois- Chicago say they have developed a lithium carbon dioxide battery that has seven times the specific energy density of a traditional Li - ion battery and lasts for 500 charge/discharge cycles.

Volvo Moves To Rail Transport To Slash Carbon Emissions

CleanTechnica

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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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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

What Is The Best Approach To Putting A Price On Carbon Emissions In The US?

CleanTechnica

Carbon Pricing Climate Change Policy & Politics ACD Americans for Carbon Dividends Bill Hurley carbon tax Citizens Climate Lobby Citizens' Climate Lobby of San Antonio EICDA Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change san antonio Texas Washington StateForward by Kurt Lowder My friend and mentor, Bill Hurly, now retired, has found a fulfilling mission in fighting for climate change.

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Why Put A Price On Carbon? To Protect The Energy Workers Who Made America Great

CleanTechnica

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and union president James Sleviin propose a price on carbon emissions as the fairest way to protect the workers who provided America with the energy it needed to become a great nation. Carbon Pricing Fossil Fuels James Slevin price on carbon Sheldon Whitehouse

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Trend: Carbon markets get real on removal

GreenBiz

Carbon Capture Carbon Removal Carbon Removal offsets State of Green Business 2020Planting and protecting forests in remote areas of the world may be challenging. But another trend may help matters.

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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet

GreenBiz

The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. Agriculture Carbon Removal Regenerative Agriculture Soil DeforestationBut not enough people are taking these steps.

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Exploring the business case for carbon removal

GreenBiz

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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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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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.

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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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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BP Wants To Slash Carbon Emissions, But Has No Plan For Doing That

CleanTechnica

Fossil Fuels BP BP Reimaginging Energy campaign Carbon Emissions carbon tax fossil fuelsBrian Looney, the new CEO of BP, says his company will slash emissions from operations by 2050. But there's more. He also says it wants to cut emissions from the oil and gas it sells.

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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

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

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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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Arctic Permafrost Thawing Will Double Previous Carbon Emissions Estimates

CleanTechnica

A new study shows that the abrupt thawing of the Arctic permafrost will double previous estimates of potential carbon emissions — carbon that was once frozen in the permafrost ice.

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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.

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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Mainstreaming blue carbon to finance coastal resilience

GreenBiz

Blue carbon' markets could be a crucial pathway for increasing private investment in coastal and marine conservation projects. Carbon Policy Oceans & Fisheries Water Efficiency & Conservation

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

CleanTechnica

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UN aviation body ditches older carbon credits from offsetting scheme

GreenBiz

Some green groups welcome International Civil Aviation Organization's decision to exclude 'questionable' carbon credits from the industry's Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation. Aviation Carbon Policy COVID-19 offsets Transportation & Mobility

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

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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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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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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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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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

Are these zero-carbon domes the future of sustainable housing?

Inhabitat - Innovation

Geoship is creating affordable, zero-carbon dome homes

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