Michael Green

Moving Forward: Our next steps

An open letter from our Executive Director on our past achievements and plans for the future. If you had told me four years ago that in 2019 there would be carbon pricing bills introduced in 16 states, and there would be...

Big business is not just on board with carbon pricing, it’s lobbying for it

Business leaders from across the country headed to Washington D.C. this week to push for a federal price on carbon emissions. Over 75 businesses descended on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, representing a range of industries with over $2.5 trillion in...

President Spilka, Speaker DeLeo, the Ball is in Your Court

In separate speeches to prominent business groups this past month, as reported by the Boston Globe, the leaders of both chambers of the state legislature asked for private sector support in advancing bold policies to address a number of challenges...

Washington D.C. at the forefront of climate policy?

You might not think of our nation’s capital as a hotbed of innovative climate policy. Certainly, a number of headlines coming out of DC have been negative. For instance, last month when the Trump administration attempted to bury a report...

Paris burns, but not over climate change

On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron addressed the nation after four weeks of escalating protests sparked initially by a proposed tax increase set to come into effect in January of 2019. Anti carbon pricing pundits have been quick to point...

Washington votes no on carbon fee, but here’s what we can learn from it

The results are in, and 1631, the ballot initiative proposing a carbon pollution price in Washington state lost with 44 per cent of the vote. The proposed carbon fee initiative would have raised more than $1 billion annually by 2023...

Sonicare Founder David Giuliani on Washington’s I-1631

Carbon pricing is on its way to the ballot box in Washington and we are continuing our coverage of the ballot initiative and what it means for the state. Recently, our Executive Director was able to sit down with entrepreneur...

Here’s What Happened at the Global Climate Action Summit

California governor Jerry Brown opened the Global Climate Action Summit this week, days after committing his state to new ambitious steps to fight climate change. The summit commenced with a speech from Brown, who was joined by leaders representing cities, global corporations,...

We Need Bold Climate Action. Join Us in Taking it.

Last month, Nathaniel Rich made national headlines with his New York Times Magazine exposé entitled Losing Earth: The decade we almost solved climate change. The story takes you through the political decisions and unheard calls of early scientists who were some...