Can Carbon Taxes be Good for China and the United States?

Written by Antung Anthony Liu, a Fellow at Resources for the Future in Washington, DC and currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing, this paper offers an unconventional view on how the imposition

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G7 leaders agree to phase out fossil fuel use by end of century

The G7 leading industrial nations have agreed to cut greenhouse gases by phasing out the use of fossil fuels by the end of the century, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has announced, in a move hailed as historic by some environmental

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IKEA Commits $1.13 Billion to Fight Climate Change and Invest in Renewable Energy

IKEA, a company known for its ready-to-assemble furniture, is also a leader in renewable energy and climate mitigation. The Swedish furniture giant today announced a massive $1.13 billion commitment to address the effects of global warming in developing countries. According to an announcement, the generous measure was made to

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3 Steps to Decarbonizing Development for a Zero-Carbon Future

Getting to zero net emissions and stabilizing climate change starts with planning for the long-term future and not stopping at short-term goals. It means getting prices right as part of a broad policy package that can trigger changes in both

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There’s a gender divide on nuclear power, but it doesn’t mean what you think it means

Over at Morning Consult, they’ve done a survey on attitudes toward nuclear power, and according to reporter Davis Burroughs, nuclear reactors “face pronounced unpopularity among an unexpected bloc: women.”   This is not unexpected at all: polls and surveys have consistently

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U.N. climate deal in Paris may be graveyard for 2C goal

The U.N.’s Paris climate conference, designed to reach a plan for curbing global warming, may instead become the graveyard for its defining goal: to stop temperatures rising more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Achieving the 2C (3.6 Fahrenheit)

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