Justice

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...

Who should pay for the just transition?

Let’s be honest – creating a just, sustainable, equitable economy quickly enough to avoid the worst impacts of climate change is going to require a lot of capital for investment. We have about 10 years to cut greenhouse gas (GHG)...

Data-driven Justice: How Numbers Guide Equity in California

This article is part 5 in a series on carbon pricing, environmental justice, and California’s cap-and-trade program. Check out our other articles in the series: Addressing Community Needs through Smart Climate Policy (9/27/19) Clearing the Air: Local Pollution as a Social Justice...

The (other) problem with offsets in California

Offsets are among the most controversial and confusing topics in environmental policy, one that has been widely debated in the context of California’s cap-and-trade program. The very idea is quite polarizing. Offsets offer polluters mechanisms to pay for carbon solutions...

California’s example of what the Green New Deal could look like

This article is part 3 in a series on carbon pricing, environmental justice, and California’s cap-and-trade program. Check out our other articles in the series: Addressing Community Needs through Smart Climate Policy (9/27/19) Clearing the Air: Local Pollution as a Social Justice...

Clearing the Air: Local Pollution as a Social Justice Issue

This article is part 2 in a series on carbon pricing, environmental justice, and California’s cap-and-trade program. Check out our other articles in the series: Addressing Community Needs through Smart Climate Policy (9/27) California’s example of what the Green New Deal could...

Addressing Community Needs through Smart Climate Policy

After months of interviews, analysis, and research, Climate XChange has released a new report, Carbon Pricing in a Just Transition. Using California as a case study, the report proposes a new framework for carbon pricing policies to help address key...

Carbon Pricing in a Just Transition

A Policy Framework and Case Study of California Cap-and-Trade. Carbon pricing is a promising policy option to help facilitate the transition to a green sustainable economy. It also has the potential to provide substantial and crucial revenue to fund the diverse solutions...