Ruby Wincele

A green recovery is what the country needs right now – we have proof of how it would work

Amid the public health and economic crisis that succeeded it this year, economists, environmentalists, social justice advocates, and policymakers are calling for the prioritization of a climate-focused federal stimulus — which could be the “difference between success and failure when...

How Do We Keep Pollution Reductions After This Crisis? Invest in Climate and Public Health

As the COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily halted almost all economic activity and travel, cities around the world have seen a significant improvement in air quality and lowered greenhouse gas emissions. With people working from home, electricity demand has also fallen,...

Cap-and-Trade ambition renewed in 2019 after a decade of decline

With COP25 currently underway, market-based approaches to emissions reductions have been a major topic of negotiations among almost 200 countries, as they work to finalize rules under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. On November 4th, the United States formally...

How Carbon Pricing Can Further Environmental Justice: Recap

This webinar is part of the State Carbon Pricing Network’s Deep Dive Webinar Series. Each month, we explore a carbon pricing topic in depth, bringing in experts and pushing forward the conversation. Last week, six Democratic presidential candidates met in South...

What the Transportation and Climate Initiative Means for State Climate Policy: Recap

This webinar is part of the State Carbon Pricing Network’s Deep Dive webinar series Each month, we explore a carbon pricing topic in depth, bringing in experts and pushing forward the conversation. Transportation is currently expensive, inefficient and highly polluting. Passenger cars...

Webinar Recap: Why Businesses are Backing Carbon Pricing

Climate action is taking the world by storm right now. On September 20th, youth-led climate strikes will occur in cities around the world, where people will demand that their leaders take action on climate change and that large polluters take...