EU Carbon Pricing Pushing Power And Gas Prices Higher

European gas prices are driven by the competitive dynamics between gas and coal plants. As a result, the 80% surge in carbon EUA prices since Nov-20 is pulling European gas…

Biden’s New CEQ Climate Hire Wants to Make Climate Action Affordable

There is no even theoretically feasible engineering path to affordable renewable energy, but Biden’s new White House Council of Environmental Quality hire Jane Flegal thinks she can make climate action…

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…

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…

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…

German Chancellor Calls for Europe Wide Carbon Pricing on Transport and Industry

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As Germany and Europe reels from the economic impact of Covid-19, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has just added to the reasons for not investing in…

Transportation Climate Initiative Request to Comment

Watts Up With That Guest post by Roger Caiazza, I have previously described the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) framework and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This post summarizes my comments…

Trump Administration Should Review Undue Influence of Foundations Funding Tar Sands Campaign says Friends of Science Society

The Trump Administration should review the undue influence of billionaire foundations funding the Tar Sands Campaign, which has resulted in a close-to-approval legislated tanker ban on the West Coast and…

Oh that's gonna leave a mark – EU carbon trading 'worthless'

From the I’ve been telling you so for some time now department comes this headline from Bloomberg. And it is getting desperate in the carbon market. Readers may recall last…

European Carbon Trading Hits Another Record Low

Sluggish German economy forces EU carbon to record low 17 Jan 2013 17:26 Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 21:32 LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters Point Carbon) – EU carbon prices hit…

Global carbon market expected to crash, already loses half of its value since 2011, from $18 to less than $10 in 2012

Global Carbon Market Hits $176 Billion in 2011 By Jo Nova Global Carbon Market trading climbed to $176 billion in 2011 according to the The World Bank, which has just…

Leaked document shows how Australian government planned to "sell the idea of a carbon dioxide tax to the public"

Professor Bob Carter writes: A rather remarkable thing happened in Australia last week, which was the leaking of an internal government document issued to all Labor MPs (probably from the…