carbon tax

climate change

Climate ‘Realists’ Are Delusional

So-called “realistic” responses to climate change don't literally refer to what’s possible. They just refer to what maintains the political status quo.
Caroline Haskins
4.17.19
2018 election

The Oil Industry Spent $31 Million to Kill a Climate Change Measure

Washington's 1631 ballot initiative would have introduced a revolutionary carbon tax, but thanks to fierce opposition it went down in flames.
Geoff Dembicki
11.8.18
climate change

Majority of US Supports a Carbon Tax and Wants to Spend the Money on Renewable Energy

The results are encouraging, but will they actually translate to votes for a carbon tax at the polls?
Daniel Oberhaus
9.12.17
climate change

The Republicans Trying to Fight Climate Denial in Their Own Party

A few groups are trying to break through the anti-science consensus.
Cameron Harley
8.17.17
The Rundown

GOP Set to Unveil Healthcare Bill That Will Most Likely Screw Us All

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
6.22.17
climate politics

Canada’s New Conservative Leader Is Pro-Pipeline and Anti-Carbon Tax

We looked into Andrew Scheer’s take on environmental issues. Here’s what we found.
Lisa Cumming
5.29.17
climate change

Canada's Bold New Carbon Pricing Plan Isn't Enough to Meet Emissions Goals

But it's a start.
Jordan Pearson
5.18.17
energy

Much of the World Is Still Subsidizing Gas Prices Like 'Climate Change LOL'

According to a new report, the gas tax global mean fell 13.3 percent between 2003 and 2015.
Michael Byrne
1.9.17
Canada

How Trump Could Screw Up Justin Trudeau’s Climate Plans

Trudeau’s digging in his heels on his environmental policies, but his opponents have been given some powerful ammunition by Trump’s election to the White House.
Bryson Masse
11.11.16
earth

October Has Been a Great Month for Climate Action

A host of landmark climate deal in the last two weeks are a breath of fresh air during a particularly bad year for climate change.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.16.16
earth

Elon Musk: Not Paying Carbon Taxes Is Like Not Paying for Garbage Collection

The SpaceX CEO gave a talk in San Francisco reflecting on climate change and the Paris Climate Conference.
Amy Thompson
12.17.15
News

The Australian Government Thinks it Can Pay Polluters to Fight Climate Change

Last week the government received applications from companies promising to reduce carbon emissions. If successful they'll be rewarded from a tax payer pool of $2.5 billion. Too bad it won't stop climate change.
Julian Morgans
4.21.15
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