Maryland, quite possibly even more la-la land than California

While California has committed economic suicide with their ridiculous carbon trading plan that nobody wants, Maryland seems to think that magically, green jobs and non baseload power sources will “improve…

California commits business suicide

A mass exodus of business and jobs out of California will be the likely result of this madness. From the San Franscisco Chronicle:

"Technology funding makes climate protection cheaper"

From the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research a call to bring on the carbon trading and other tools. Of course, its all just modeling again. 09/19/2011 – To cost-effectively…

RGGI update: It wasn't supposed to be like this

Guest post by Ric Werme Too long title: New Hampshire stays in, NJ probably gets out, 3rd quarter auction sells less than 18% of allowances, secondary market moribund, RGGI soldiers…

Death of a carbon salesman: Chicago Climate Exchange

It was essentially dead when we announced on WUWT Chicago Climate Exchange(CCX) was halting carbon futures trading last year. Note the flatlined final price of 5 cents per ton: My…

RGGI update: New Hampshire likely in, New Jersey likely out. New York sued.

Guest post by Ric Werme Ten state RGGI Region It’s time for an update on the efforts of states interested in leaving RGGI, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. RGGI is…

EU Carbon Credit trading takes a dive. In Greece, they can't hardly give EU carbon credits away

 Guest post by Ecotretas CO2 tumbling down Once upon a time, carbon trading was supposed to be the salvation for Earth’s climate problems. But as time went on, people started…

12th quarterly RGGI auction a bust? It sure wasn't a boom.

The northeast US’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative sells CO₂ allowances through quarterly auctions. The intent is that both electric power producers will buy some because they have in order to…

Skeptic Strategy for Talking About Global Warming

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein What should a responsible Skeptic say to an astute audience? When recently invited by the “Technology, Engineering, and Science Plus” group in my community to…

New Jersey announces intent to pull out of RGGI cap and trade – Christie strikes major blow

In a press conference moments ago in Trenton, Gov. Christie announced his support for repealing the state’s cap-and-trade law and withdrawing from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a 10-state…

California's global warming law gets court go-ahead – except for cap and trade

Time to get outta Dodge:

Canada finds climate sanity

Back from the brink A sudden outbreak of sanity seems to have taken hold Canada. Firstly the idea of a carbon tax appears to have been killed off for good: Conservatives…

RGGI news: DE wants out, PA doesn't want in, NH & NJ making progress

(Aside to non-USA readers: my apologies for all the two character state abbreviations, especially NH which here does not mean Northern Hemisphere! RGGI is our Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a…

New Hampshire House Votes to Quit Cap-and-Trade

The New Hampshire House of Representatives, the third largest legislative body in the world, voted yesterday to end the state’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative cap-and-trade program. The…