As the year winds down, it’s a good time to take stock of climate policy in the United States. Here’s a quick round up of what happened – or didn’t happen – in 2011.
As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency prepares to release new Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), some people may be wondering about the history and timeline for these standards.
Next week the U.S.
A new report finds that the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) has had a positive economic impact on the region.
The world must brace for more extreme weather.
While there has been little progress on national climate policy this year, California has quietly continued to make strides in implementing its comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction
In the United States, there is a heated debate about how much government should support renewable
A version of this piece originally appeared in a special energy section of The Hill.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff is holding a workshop today on additional details that were recently announc
Economist Frank Ackerman has called the “social cost of carbon” the most important number you never heard of. What is the social cost of carbon, where do the numbers come from, and why should policymakers take care when using them?
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