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The value of 'second-best solutions' to global warming

Jun 23, 2014
Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson says we need a carbon tax to prevent a global-warming catastrophe. But if Congress won't act?
Posted In: carbon tax, Henry Paulson

China considers carbon tax, will U.S. consumers foot the bill?

Feb 22, 2013
The official news agency in China is reporting that the government will tax carbon emissions.
Posted In: China, carbon emissions, carbon tax, Environment

U.S., Mexico have lowest gas, carbon taxes in rich world

Jan 28, 2013
Among the world's most developed countries, Turkey and the Netherlands tax gas and carbon use at the highest rate; the U.S., Mexico and Canada tax carbon and gas at the lowest rates.
Posted In: climate, carbon tax, greenhouse gases, subsidies

California's first carbon auction launches pollution market

Nov 14, 2012
It's official: Companies must now purchase permits to emit excess levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the state of California.
Posted In: carbon emissions, carbon tax, california

In Australia, carbon tax kicks in

Jul 4, 2012
In Australia, Aussies are getting used to the first week under a new carbon tax. The country's biggest polluters are paying a steep $24 per ton of carbon emitted -- that's more than twice the cost of carbon permits in the EU.
Posted In: Australia, carbon tax

Many pushing back against EU carbon tax

Mar 12, 2012
Europe's biggest airlines say a new European tax on the carbon dioxide coming out their jet engines is a bad idea.
Posted In: carbon tax, European Union, Airlines

Australia enacts greenhouse gases tax

Nov 15, 2011
Australia's parliament recently approved a law for taxing greenhouse gas emissions.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Why should you stress about Europe's banks?

Jul 23, 2010
*The Mid-Day Update is a five-day-a-week podcast from the Marketplace Morning Report co-hosted by Bill Radke and Steve Chiotakis that wraps up the...
Posted In: bonuses, cap and trade, carbon tax, climate change, Ford, Goldman Sachs, Kenneth Feinberg, mid-day update, pay czar, stress tests