Carbon Pricing

All signs point to the ballot – Now is the time for a carbon price in Washington

On Monday morning, organizers and volunteers for the “Yes on 1631” campaign prepared to board an electric bus and head to Olympia, Washington. The individuals representing labor, tribal, and environmental groups typically visit the State Capital to lobby on issues...

Senate Passes Carbon Pricing in an Historic Step for Massachusetts

The Massachusetts State Senate made history today by passing landmark carbon pricing legislation. This is a major step towards establishing a carbon price in Massachusetts and setting the state up for a clean energy future. The bill (S.2545- An Act to...

Carbon Pricing is coming to Washington D.C. — here’s what you need to know

Adapted from original campaign blogpost by Courtney Dyson with permission from Put a Price On It DC. On June 7th, Climate XChange will be discussing the state of the carbon pricing in DC with Campaign Director Camila Thorndike. You can register...

90 Million Reasons for Canadian Carbon Pricing

Putting a price on carbon emissions has been an effective, widely adopted approach to mitigating climate change. 47 carbon pricing mechanisms are currently in effect or scheduled for implementation around the globe, spanning 42 countries and covering 14.6% of global...

Carbon Pricing Conversation Continues in New Hampshire

This article was contributed by New Hampshire State Representative Marjorie Shepardson (D - Cheshire), who introduced HB 1230 this year. In 2017, Senator Martha Fuller-Clark (D - Portsmouth) filed SB 123, a bill that would establish “a commission to study a...

How Does I-1631 Compare to Other Recent Carbon Pricing Proposals in Washington State?

*This article was originally published by our friends at Carbon Washington, for more information please visit their website. Initiative 1631, is the latest iteration of carbon pricing to come to Washington State. It was filed by a coalition including the Alliance...

Ballot Initiative Replaces Legislative Bill in Effort to Pass Carbon Pricing In Washington

Over the past three months, Washington has been on the forefront of state level carbon pricing legislation. Governor Jay Inslee announced in his 2018 State of the State address that he intended to work closely with the legislature to pass...

Connecticut Legislators Push for Economy-Wide Carbon Pricing

On March 14th, the Connecticut legislature’s Environment Committee held a hearing on HB 5363, a bill designed to expand the reach of carbon pricing regulation. So far, only Connecticut’s power sector is covered, through a regional cap-and-trade system– the Regional...

Maryland carbon pricing bill moves forward

On March 5, supporters of Maryland House Bill 939, the Regional Carbon Cost Collection Initiative (RCCCI), gathered at the State House for its first hearing. Sponsored by state delegates Ben Kramer and David Fraser Hidalgo, the bill would set an...