May 24th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation this week that aims to bolster the state's zero-emission energy generation portfolio including nuclear, solar, wind and storage, citing climate change at the top of the new bill as the imperative behind the action
October 8th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
Carbon pollution is the number one contributor to climate change, so shouldn’t the biggest polluters be the ones paying for its impacts?
May 22nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The governor of Virginia has issued an executive order that requires regulators to draw up a cap and trade program for carbon emissions. Virginia would join 10 other states with such plans.
July 16th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley
Originally published on Solar Love. A report from the Analysis Group claims the cap & trade program called the Regional [&hellip
April 25th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
Those who take the Wall Street Journal for gospel miss a lot of what’s going on with US energy, says Denise [&hellip
April 22nd, 2015 | by Silvio Marcacci
The Northeast U.S. RGGI carbon market has just released an inventory of how over $1 billion in revenue has been invested in clean energy for member states
April 9th, 2015 | by Silvio Marcacci
Ontario and two Midwest US grid operators are creating carbon markets, meaning half of North America's population may soon live in cap-and-trade systems
March 20th, 2015 | by Silvio Marcacci
Here are 82 million reasons you should chalk up RGGI's most recent (and record-setting) carbon auction as another win for North America's carbon markets
December 15th, 2014 | by Silvio Marcacci
North America's carbon markets just completed the first international cap-and-trade system linkage and raised $500 million for clean energy investment
September 23rd, 2014 | by Mridul Chadha
China has argued for years that its low per capita emissions excused it from greenhouse gas regulation. But now, its emissions exceed those of the
September 5th, 2014 | by Silvio Marcacci
The California and Northeast U.S. carbon markets just invested $400 million in cap-and-trade revenue in clean energy, efficiency, and emissions reductions
July 8th, 2014 | by Silvio Marcacci
The Northeast U.S. cap-and-trade system helped install 800MW new renewables capacity in 2013, showing states how EPA's proposed emissions rule can succeed
June 1st, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
If you believe in capitalism and free markets then you believe in a price on carbon dioxide emissions. The only question is what that price should be
May 30th, 2014 | by Silvio Marcacci
President Obama's pending power plant emissions rules are getting all the attention, but China may have just made an even bigger carbon market policy move
March 31st, 2014 | by Silvio Marcacci
Massachusetts has unveiled two new incentive programs designed to drive electric vehicle and bus adoption en route to a clean transportation future
March 9th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
The clean energy sector, backed by innovative entrepreneurs, investors, and government policymakers, has seen enormous growth over the past 6 [&hellip
December 31st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
Two developments this month raise the possibility New Jersey could overcome Governor Chris Christie's withdrawal and rejoin the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
December 24th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
The New York Green Bank has received $210 million in initial capitalization designed to boost clean energy projects and overcome market financing barriers
September 22nd, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
The Bay State’s clean energy industry grew 11.8% from 2012-2013 to 79,994 total green jobs according to the 2013 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report
September 15th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
RGGI's latest cap-and-trade auction completely sold out of carbon allowances, but at a relatively low price. With carbon markets in "trouble" across the world, is it time to reconsider the definition of success
July 25th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
If Governor Martin O’Malley gets his way, Maryland may soon lead America in the fight against climate change and transition toward a clean energy future.
Today, O’Malley announced an aggressive plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25% and boost renewable energy 25% by 2020 - both up from current 20% targets.
May 31st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
A World Bank report finds more than 40 national and 20 sub-national government jurisdictions are either implementing or considering carbon pricing mechanisms.
Collectively these systems cover 10 gigatons of annual CO2 emissions - equal to roughly 20% of global emissions
April 19th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
For carbon markets across the world it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Plummeting European Union carbon prices following a key EU vote seem to demonstrate in the clearest terms that cap and trade is doomed to fail.
But declaring the death of carbon markets and cap and trade policy over Europe’s struggles is a knee-jerk reaction which overlooks significant developments for carbon trading around the world – ones which could ultimately rescue the EU and cement cap and trade as a global climate change solution
March 19th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) held its 19th auction of CO2 allowances late last week and sold nearly 38 million allowances at a clearing price of $2.80, generating $105.9 million in revenue.