“Hell No” to RGGI ( Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative) Says Morano at PA Hearing

“It’s time to confront the wannabe planet savers here in this room and this state and tell them not only NO, but HELL NO!”

Virginia passes bill to achieve 100% carbon-free power by 2045

From Reuters (Reuters) – The Virginia Legislature passed a bill on Friday that puts the state on a path to 100% clean energy by 2045 as part of the commonwealth’s…

Transportation Climate Initiative Update

Guest post by Roger Caiazza On December 17, 2019 the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) hosted a public webinar that invited public input on “a new draft proposal for a…

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative – Successful Model?

Guest post by Roger Caiazza The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is ten years old and has been touted as a successful example of a “cap and invest” pollution control…

What's up with RGGI? Moving the cap down.

Guest post by Ric Werme Things have been pretty quiet in the northeast’s the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). New Jersey has gotten out and remains out, New Hampshire didn’t…

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…

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…

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…

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…