If shipping were a country, it would rank between Japan and Germany as the sixth-largest contributor to global carbon dioxide emissions.
Conditional commitments are promises to raise emissions reduction efforts, depending on what others do. It could be a big incentive for Australia.
In setting new tax on the carbon emissions of goods being imported into the bloc, there are two potential disasters for EU to avoid.
In its decision, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized the gravity of climate change and upheld the idea that Parliament has the authority to act on matters of “peace, order and good government.”
Both sides can make a case, but they might not get the chance.
An economist and an environmental law expert explain why a tax is more palatable to the industry and better for the public than regulation.
The former Federal Reserve chair has the experience and broad respect to get businesses to move on climate change and to lay the foundation for real and lasting progress.
California’s proposition to halt the sale of gasoline-powered engines may be extreme. But could it work?
None of Canada’s past climate targets or plans has been credible. But the math on the latest plan, which relies on a steadily increasing carbon price, could have Canada meet its 2030 goal.
If Canada began to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by about four per cent per year, we could still meet our 2030 climate targets.
Australia faces a carbon tax being imposed on it by its trading partners. It’s time to get ahead of the curve.
COVID-19 pandemic has seen the Morrison government abandon long-held dogma on debt and deficits. But on climate and energy, it’s singing from the same old songbook.
The Paris climate change agreement aims to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial temperatures — and the federal carbon pricing plan was meant to help Canada meet its commitments.
Having a carbon price is linked to lower emissions growth. A larger price cuts emissions by more.
Making the solutions cheaper – rather than the problems more expensive – could reduce emissions more fairly.
The policy response to COVID-19 has been dramatic, unlike the response to climate change, for several reasons. But it shows there’s hope for real action on climate change.
Canada keeps revising and updating its emissions targets, diverting attention from its failures to make any progress at all.
In all the strategies and tactics of the climate wars, the most disturbing development is that the carbon pricing became roadkill.
We analysed what the world’s top 58 airlines – such as American Airlines, British Airways and Qantas – are doing about climate change. Even the best airlines are not doing anywhere near enough.
Every Democratic presidential candidate plans to raise taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, but they differ in how to get there.