Hannah Parks

Can Statewide Carbon Pricing Lead to a Carbon Free Boston?

In 2017, the city of Boston set its sights on the ambitious goal of becoming 100% carbon free by 2050. With this commitment, the Green Ribbon Commission in collaboration with Boston University's Institute for Sustainable Energy began to investigate how...

The Future of Carbon Pricing in Maryland

Since 2017, carbon pricing has been on the mind of Maryland legislators and it has received national recognition as one of the most promising states when it comes to passing legislation. With over 3100 miles of shoreline, Maryland is also...

New Legislative Session Brings Opportunity for Carbon Pricing in Massachusetts

The 2019-2020 legislative session kicked off in Massachusetts this month, bringing with it two new bills proposing a statewide fee on carbon emissions. After gaining a great deal of interest and support in the 2017-18 session in Massachusetts and nationwide,...

Pennsylvania the Newest State to Turn to Carbon Pricing

As the new legislative session kicked off earlier this month, Pennsylvania set its sights on an ambitious new carbon pricing strategy to combat climate impacts. In late 2018, a coalition of more than 60 entities called on legislators to put...