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 29th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Reposted from Greentech Media: By Herman Trabish At least twenty-two of the 29 state renewables standards have been attacked by [&hellip
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.
December 27th, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
Energy efficiency programs have cut power demand and saved New England $260 in transmission upgrades, according to regional grid operator ISO-New England
December 27th, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
California has set the date and details for a second CO2 emissions allowance auction to be held February 2013, under the state's cap-and-trade system
November 23rd, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
A new report finds RGGI emissions auctions have created $617 million in clean energy and environmental investments for its nine member states.
September 27th, 2012 | by Guest Contributor
By Kathy Magruder, Executive Director of Maryland Clean Energy Center Progressive policy support, entrepreneurial innovation, and advocacy efforts have [&hellip
June 6th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey
A three-year summary of America’s first carbon trading program was released on Monday. The news is pretty good for [&hellip
June 6th, 2012 | by NRDC
Administration Put Dirty Energy Interests Ahead of New Jersey Residents and State’s Economic Health TRENTON, N.J. (June 6, 2012) [&hellip
April 22nd, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey
Northeastern states participating in America’s first carbon cap and trade program have outperformed the rest of the country in GDP growth and reduction in global warming pollution.
April 11th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
California’s starting a state cap-and-trade system to help address global warming later this year. A new report from the state’s [&hellip
March 9th, 2012 | by Susan Kraemer
Success in lowering emissions in the RGGI states has resulted in talk of tightening the pollution limits to further reduce [&hellip
February 21st, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
A new report says New Jersey risks hundreds of millions in future revenue by withdrawing from
January 24th, 2012 | by Susan Kraemer
In yet another resounding success for cap & trade policies, today carbon dioxide pollution capped by the 10 participating RGGI states of the US Northeast has been reduced to its all-time low of a mere 124 million short tons.
Power plant CO2 emissions in the states that participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) cap & trade dropped 34% below the cap in 2011, according to a new report from Environment Northeast, at Point Carbon News.
So... are they cowering in caves, like Rush Limbaugh says
January 18th, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
Emissions from power plants in states served by the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative have fallen to their lowest levels since the CO2 auction program launched in 2009, according to a new report from Environment Northeast
January 5th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey
Driven by the growing number of energy-efficiency standards in states around the U.S., ratepayer budgets for efficiency programs climbed to record levels in 2011, to $6.8 billion. That’s a 25% increase over 2010 investments, putting the country on track to invest roughly $12 billion by 2020
December 31st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Here’s one last year-end round-up, a good one on U.S. climate policy from the World Resources Institute that I figured [&hellip