EU’s Carbon Border Taxes and Joe Biden’s Clean Energy plans: A double threat for developing countries

The introduction of the European Union’s Carbon Border Taxes and Joe Biden’s announcement of Clean Energy plans has raised double alarm in developing countries.

SMH: Biden Could Work with the EU to Impose a Global Carbon Price

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the EU and Biden administration working together could together impose a global carbon price to which even China would have to submit. But there…

Canada’s Trudeau Promises $170 / Ton Carbon Tax by 2030

Canada PM Justin Trudeau has promised to make manufacturers pay $170 / ton of CO2 for the crime of providing Canadians with jobs and economic security.

Climate Thinktank Slams Australia for Global Warming Inaction

Surging fossil fuel use and exports, no large scale carbon pricing scheme, no carbon target – almost as if the Australian government and the people who voted them into office…

The Conversation: Biden Could Hit Australia with Import Duties, to Punish Aussies for Lax Climate Policies

More greens celebrating the punishment Biden will allegedly inflict on Australia; According to The Conversation, if Biden wins Australia will be punished for Australia’s climate complacency

Watts Up With That FERC Carbon Pricing Policy Statement

On October 5 Anthony posted my article on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) technical conference regarding Carbon Pricing in Organized Wholesale Electricity Markets held on September 30, 2020. On…

The Guardian: A $20+ Carbon Tax would Boost Economic Growth

From the “lets tax our way to prosperity” school of economics; According to Guardian author Greg Jericho, although it might seem like a massive carbon tax would hammer the economic…

Aussie Government: “we don’t need a [carbon] price because renewables are too cheap”

According to The Guardian, the Australian Government is “more concerned with the impact of short term electricity price rises on a small number of highly energy-intensive manufacturers” than solving the…

Go FERC yourself: Carbon Pricing Conference

Guest essay by Roger Caiazza The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) hosted a technical conference regarding Carbon Pricing in Organized Wholesale Electricity Markets on September 30, 2020.  This post describes…

The Economist: Future Gasoline Automobile Bans are as Effective as a Carbon Tax

According to The Economist, announcing a future ban on the sale of gasoline cars, as California just did, helps shape future expectations, and discourages investment in vehicles with a looming…