Monthly Archives: February 2017

Republicans Come Back to the Table

On February 8, eight senior Republicans proposed a U.S. federal carbon tax and dividend, which they call a “ Carbon Dividends Plan ”. The plan includes four elements or “pillars”: A tax on CO2 emissions only, steadily increasing from a start at $40/ton CO2, A equal dividend to all Americans with a valid Social Security Number, A border […]

Carbon Pricing Grows in North America

Despite the resistance to putting a price on carbon at the U.S. federal level , carbon pricing is gaining momentum in Canada, Mexico and within states and regions of the U.S.. Canada is requiring carbon pricing in all provinces by 2018, and Mexico has both a carbon tax and is beginning implementation of cap and trade, with trading […]