Mon, Jun 17, 2024

Cap and trade deserves another look

SIX YEARS AGO, a cap and trade bill aimed at reducing U.S. carbon emissions (drafted in part by the Boilermakers union) passed the House of Representatives.

Latest Climate Pledges Demonstrate Need for Cleaner Coal Technology

Emissions reduction pledges by a range of countries in the lead-up to the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris demonstrate the need for more investment in low emission coal technology, World Coal Association (WCA) Chief Executive Benjamin Sporton said today. Many more countries will be making their pledges in the coming months.

Is China's climate pledge full of hot air?

China's climate pledge to the United Nations this week has been heralded as proof of the country's new commitment to the environment, but some experts believe the government is under-promising.