Noa Dalzell

A Note to Our Community: Welcome to the State Climate Policy Network

We’ve officially renamed the State Carbon Pricing Network the State Climate Policy Network to reflect the myriad of solutions needed to comprehensively transition to a low carbon future!  In 2014, the State Carbon Pricing Network was founded by a group of...

SCPN Spotlight: Anukriti Hittle and Climate Action in Hawaii

All across the country, members of our State Carbon Pricing Network (SCPN) are fighting to make an impact on climate change in their communities. We have individuals in our Network from all 50 states, each experiencing climate change differently in...

SCPN Spotlight: Shelley Zhao on the importance of Student Activism

All across the country, members of our State Carbon Pricing Network (SCPN) are fighting to make an impact on climate change in their communities. We have individuals in our Network from all 50 states, each experiencing climate change differently in...

Ohio Energy Scandal Emblematic of a Larger National Crisis

Last year, the state passed what was deemed by some as “the worst energy bill of the 21st century”. The law — which bailed out nuclear and power plants while gutting clean energy standards — essentially removed any incentive to...

SCPN Spotlight: Utah Rep. Joel Briscoe on Passing Bipartisan Climate Policy

All across the country, members of our State Carbon Pricing Network (SCPN) are fighting to make an impact on climate change in their communities. We have individuals in our Network from all 50 states, each experiencing climate change differently in...

MA Attorney General Highlights Link Between Environmental Justice and COVID-19

Communities of color are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. It’s something we’ve known for a while now, and something we should have predicted, but a report released on Tuesday by the Office of Massachusetts...

Disproportionately Impacted by the Climate Crisis, Indigenous Nations Lead on Lasting Solutions

In the 1990s, an Indigenous tribal leader noticed something peculiar happening in the Alaskan woods: cedar trees, sacred to Native communities across the state, were dying in unprecedented quantities. Cedar, which has both a material and spiritual purpose for many...

Let’s Not Trade One Public Health Crisis for Another: COVID Response Can’t Ignore Climate

Last Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a sweeping relaxation of rules in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Power plants and factories can now essentially decide for themselves if they are to comply with existing air and water pollution...

Hawaii Carbon Pricing Bill Passes Senate (Again)

A carbon pollution pricing bill in Hawaii passed the Senate for the second year in a row. The bill (SB 3150) passed last week by a 23–2 vote, with four Senators voting in favor but with reservations.  SB 3150 reconfigures the...