Carbon Pricing

Pennsylvania Governor Supports Study of Cap-and-Trade Petition

On Friday, April 5th, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) announced he supports his administration further studying a petition, which  calls for the state to implement an economy-wide cap-and-trade program on greenhouse gas emissions. The petition was filed by the Clean Air...

Upcoming Transportation Emissions Listening Tour

Fact Sheet Prep yourself to give input at the Baker Administration's upcoming transportation sector emissions listening tour, beginning on October 31st. Here's what you need to know. Click here to get a printable copy of the Fact Sheet that you can bring...

71 Legislators Sign Onto Carbon Pricing Letter

Boston, MA - 71 Senators and Representatives signed onto a letter urging the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy (TUE) to support carbon pricing legislation. (Click here to view the letter.) The pressure on TUE to report the legislation favorably...

Baker’s New Rules Not Sufficient to Reach Our Goals

Our Director of Research and Policy, Dr. Marc Breslow, wrote a response to a Boston Globe article about new rules released by the Baker administration to cut carbon emissions. Critics of the new greenhouse gas regulations unveiled by the Baker administration...

Feat. in The Boston Globe: Naomi Oreskes & Jeremy Jones Talk Carbon Pricing

We teamed up with Dr. Naomi Oreskes and snowboarder Jeremy Jones to put together this piece, featured in The Boston Globe, calling for a price on carbon. Here's a sneak peek: Want to protect the climate? Time for carbon pricing Our country...

Featured in Triple Pundit: State Carbon Pricing Network

Our Communications Fellow, Gwen Child recent wrote an article that was featured in Triple Pundit! Here's a sneak peek: States show leadership for carbon pricing amidst federal uncertainty By Gwen Child, Climate XChange "The collision of the Trump Administration’s energy agenda with dire...

Mass. Needs Carbon Pollution Fees

“Among the concerns of human rights and security, President Donald Trump and his Cabinet picks are doing little to continue the progress we’ve made for low-cost efficiency and local clean energy. After his promises to expand fossil fuel use, the...

Lawmakers use threat of Trump to pitch carbon fee

The Massachusetts carbon pricing campaign was featured in E&E News. Here's a sneak peek: "Michael Barrett, a Democratic Massachusetts state senator, reckons that few of his colleagues had ever heard of a state carbon fee when he first proposed it in...

With two new bills, Massachusetts moves on carbon pricing

Climate XChange was featured in Citizens' Climate Lobby's newest article! Here's a sneak peek: “This is really about a single idea: If you start posting a complete price for a product that is underpriced today, people will react to the complete...