Jonah Kurman Faber

California’s example of what the Green New Deal could look like

This article is part 3 in a series on carbon pricing, environmental justice, and California’s cap-and-trade program. Check out our other articles in the series: Addressing Community Needs through Smart Climate Policy (9/27/19) Clearing the Air: Local Pollution as a Social Justice...

Clearing the Air: Local Pollution as a Social Justice Issue

This article is part 2 in a series on carbon pricing, environmental justice, and California’s cap-and-trade program. Check out our other articles in the series: Addressing Community Needs through Smart Climate Policy (9/27) California’s example of what the Green New Deal could...

Addressing Community Needs through Smart Climate Policy

After months of interviews, analysis, and research, Climate XChange has released a new report, Carbon Pricing in a Just Transition. Using California as a case study, the report proposes a new framework for carbon pricing policies to help address key...

Carbon Pricing in a Just Transition

A Policy Framework and Case Study of California Cap-and-Trade. Carbon pricing is a promising policy option to help facilitate the transition to a green sustainable economy. It also has the potential to provide substantial and crucial revenue to fund the diverse solutions...

First Wave of Modeling Results Released for TCI – Here’s what you need to Know

The Transportation Climate Initiative is one step closer to becoming a reality. This past Thursday, modeling experts released their prediction of what GHG emissions from transportation will look like in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, absent a cap-and-invest program. Not familiar with...

Transportation Climate Initiative Conversations Continue in Baltimore

On Tuesday, July 30th, hundreds of policymakers and stakeholders converged in Baltimore, MD to participate in the latest workshop on developing the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). Not familiar with TCI? Read about it here The all-day discussion focused on “Low-Carbon Transportation...

Business-as-Usual: How TCI can learn from RGGI and WCI in its modeling exercises

The Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) is a regional initiative in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic to reduce transportation emissions through a cap-and-invest program. For more information on the program, check out our other articles on TCI or our recent comment...

Mixed Concerns from Equity Groups at Latest TCI Workshop

The Transportation & Climate Initiative (TCI) is an initiative to reduce transportation emissions in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic through a cap-and-invest program. Click here for an overview on TCI, or here to see our latest official comment letter to TCI leadership. This past Wednesday,...

The dollars and cents of carbon pricing in Massachusetts

2019 could be a big year for climate policy in the Commonwealth. Between House and Senate bills, and executive branch action, there are a multitude of initiatives, each with their strengths and weaknesses, that put a price on carbon emissions...