Noa Dalzell

Strong Climate Policies on the Horizon in the Empire State

Though countless reports have highlighted the grave future consequences of climate change, President Trump has done nothing about the massive existential threat but deny its existence and roll back environmental regulations. In the wake of such inaction, state lawmakers have...

Will Hawaii be the first state to price carbon?

In 1959, Hawaii became the 50th and last state to join the United States. Almost sixty years later, it’s emerged as one of the nation’s most progressive and forward-thinking states, known for its many legislative firsts. Hawaii was the first...

New Governor Builds Momentum for Carbon Pricing in Maine

“I do not believe in the Al Gore sciences,” Paul Lepage notoriously said in an interview during his 2010 Maine gubernatorial campaign. He went on to call for the abolition of the Department of Energy and the U.S. EPA, quickly...

Mountain State Joins the Carbon Pricing Movement

Just last year, almost 3.5 million people visited Montana’s famous Glacier National Park. Tourists raved about its breathtaking scenery and monumental glaciers, and TripAdvisor users ranked the park as the state’s top attraction. But the park’s glaciers are rapidly melting...

In Oregon, this could be the year for critical carbon pricing legislation

2019 is shaping up to be the year Oregon lawmakers could pass their highly-anticipated cap and invest legislation. Establishing a statewide carbon pricing mechanism has been a perennial topic among Oregon’s legislators for years now, and political momentum heading into...