cap and trade
By Timothy Hurst on March 2, 2012
The carbon tax, as an idea, has yet to be vilified to the same degree as cap and trade. But could a carbon tax fly in the US? Maybe, given the right political context — and the right framing.
By Timothy Hurst on December 31, 2010
Political news in 2010 was dominated by the U.S. midterm elections and the ongoing economic troubles in the U.S. and Europe. But there was no shortage of big stories in environmental politics, including one that most people will remember for the rest of their lives.
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By Timothy Hurst on December 7, 2010
By a vote of four to one, the New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board (EIB) voted Monday to adopt a new state pollution limit requiring the state’s largest emitters to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions by 3 percent per year.
By Timothy Hurst on November 5, 2010
Republican wins in House, Senate and state-level races were the big news in energy and environmental politics this week, but not the only news…
John Boehner Blast from the Past: ‘Idea that CO2 is harmful to environment is almost comical’ (Video)
By Timothy Hurst on November 3, 2010
House Minority Leader and presumptive future House Speaker John Boehner struggles with question about the Republican plan for addressing carbon emissions and climate change