Supreme Court of Canada Upholds National Carbon Tax

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 23:57:04 +0000

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled this week a federal carbon tax that is legal pursuant to the “peace, order, and good government” provisions of the Canadian constitution.

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API Carbon Tax Announcement Met With “Baptists & Bootleggers” Derision

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 03:32:35 +0000

The American Petroleum Institute (API) said Thursday it supports a federal tax on carbon dioxide as a “framework” to address climate change, along with a call for minimizing “duplicative regulations,” but with few details. The announcement from the largest trade group representing the oil and gas industry was criticized from across the political spectrum. Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) […]

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Canada’s Carbon Price Will Hit Provincial Gasoline Prices Differently

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 23:49:22 +0000

Canada’s carbon tax that peaks at $170 per ton CAD in 2030 will add 40 to 50 cents to a liter of gas when well-to-wheel emissions are counted. The retail adder isn’t the entire story.

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The US CLEAN Future Act — What’s In It?

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 03:40:12 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute Blog. By  Dan Lashof, Devashree Saha, Karl Hausker, Greg Carlock, Kevin Kennedy, and Tyler Clevenger  U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, together with subcommittee chairs Bobby Rush and Paul Tonko, introduced the CLEAN Future Act on March 2, 2021. While numerous climate bills are introduced in each Congress, this proposal […]

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A US Carbon Tax In 2020–2021 Is As Viable As Paying The IRS With Dogecoin

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2021 04:59:13 +0000

As I rolled out of bed after a few hours of sleep yesterday morning, I rolled onto a writer group chat message that said, “According to Elon, Biden said no to a carbon tax.” My first thought was, “please tell me this isn’t what I think it is.” I don’t know the full context of […]

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Alberta Oil Sands Emissions Alone Are 3 Times The Global Market For CO2

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 19:15:53 +0000

Alberta’s crude oil from steam-assisted gravity drainage has a carbon debt just for extraction and in province processing that’s as large as the total annual global consumption of CO2. Shipping, refinement and use make that three times bigger.

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What’s Next for State Climate Action in the US? 7 Areas to Watch

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:43:10 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Blog. By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible […]

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FERC Signals Green Light on Carbon Pricing to Help Reduce Emissions

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:08:00 +0000

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The body that regulates the interstate transmission of oil, electricity, and natural gas has signaled its willingness to approve regional grid operator plans that incorporate carbon pricing into their rate

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FERC Signals Green Light on Carbon Pricing to Help Reduce Emissions

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 05:08:00 +0000

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The body that regulates the interstate transmission of oil, electricity, and natural gas has signaled its willingness to approve regional grid operator plans that incorporate carbon pricing into their rate

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ZETA Publishes 100% Electric Vehicle Roadmap For 2030 For USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:08:38 +0000

A couple of mid-term and long-term targets are often expressed by people who follow this industry closely: 50% EV market share by 2025 and 100% by 2030. ZETA is committed to achieving the latter in the

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