Is America Ready to Take a ‘Baby Step’ Toward Carbon Pricing?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 23:26:31 +0000

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Most people recognize that carbon dioxide (CO2) is a greenhouse gas (GHG), and while not everyone agrees, a majority of climate scientists believe increasing concentrations of GHGs in the atmosphere are causing climate change on Earth. Carbon pricing is a market-based strategy for reducing CO2 emissions. The goal of carbon pricing schemes is to place […]

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FERC-NARUC Task Force Will Tackle Transmission Issues

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:13:38 +0000

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Two groups concerned with issues regarding the regulation and production of U.S. electricity have announced formation of a joint federal-state task force on power transmission, an effort to better identify the costs and benefits associated with electric power projects, and support the buildout of renewable energy resources. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), an independent […]

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Is It Safe to Invest in Mexican Energy Projects?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 14:43:59 +0000

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In late 2013, Mexico embarked on a path to transform its energy markets. Then-President Enrique Peña-Nieto oversaw constitutional reforms that ended state-run monopolies, and opened Mexico’s power market to competition and investment from foreign and private companies. By most accounts, the policies were highly effective in spurring investments in renewable energy and efficient natural gas-fired […]

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Is It Safe to Invest in Mexican Energy Projects?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 14:43:59 +0000

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In late 2013, Mexico embarked on a path to transform its energy markets. Then-President Enrique Peña-Nieto oversaw constitutional reforms that ended state-run monopolies, and opened Mexico’s power market to competition and investment from foreign and private companies. By most accounts, the policies were highly effective in spurring investments in renewable energy and efficient natural gas-fired […]

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Gothenburg Partners With Volvo To Create A Climate-Neutral City

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:35:17 +0000

The Swedish city of Gothenburg is home to one of the largest and busiest ports in the world. Despite this, the city has set a rather ambitious climate goal for itself. With the help newly created urban zones that will serve as test beds for advanced sustainable technologies, Gothenburg plans to become a climate-neutral city by the year 2030. What’s more, they’ve enlisted Volvo to help

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Louisiana Politricks Almost Silenced NOLA Voters

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 19:17:42 +0000

Yesterday, I woke up to the news that 11 voting locations in New Orleans may not have power on Election Day. This was due to Hurricane Zeta hitting our state and Mayor Cantrell of New Orleans calling out our Secretary of State, Kyle Adrion, for failing to provide backup power to these 11 polling sites after Hurricane Zeta knocked out power

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An Interview With Progressive Candidate Lindsey Boylan About Climate Policy & Taking On Jerry Nadler

Credit to Author: Harry Stoltz| Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 00:21:37 +0000

Lindsey Boylan is taking on representative Jerry Nadler’s NY-10 seat in the upcoming 2020 House election. Running on a platform of climate change legislation, curbing systemic inequality, and expanding economic rights, Boylan is pitching herself as someone who will actively fight for a progressive future

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The Factions In The COVID-19 Reopening Debate

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Mon, 11 May 2020 20:10:07 +0000

Up until quite recently, perhaps even the last few days, there had been two main factions in the fight against Covid-19, conservatives who preach reality denial and justifiable murder vs. the non-reality deniers, those who understand that this virus is deadly and the need to use public policy to prevent infections until we can at least control if not eradicate Covid-

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