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Peak Carbon, Revisited

A little over two years ago I wrote an article for Environmental Leader declaring that 2007 would be the year of “Peak Carbon” in the US, such that GHG emissions would generally decline from that point on (with accommodation for random short blips upwards). In the short term I figured that the economy would get […]

Electric Cars: Headway, But Improvements Needed

With the 500 car Cooper Mini E field trial, we’re finally started to get some real-world data on the performance of electric vehicles. The WSJ recently ran an article which surveyed participants in the field test and found they were generally getting in the 100-110 miles per charge range, less than the advertised 150. The […]

Carbon Offsets in Good Magazine

A useful discussion of offsets in Good Magazine.

International Carbon Offsets: The Next Trillion

In my role of Chief Sustainability Officer at Sun, I take part in an annual discussion of whether the company should purchase carbon offsets as part of our GHG reduction plan. Since we can buy carbon offsets at a price which is lower than what it costs us to reduce our GHG directly, we have […]

Pielke: Cap and Trade Certain

Roger Pielke, Jr on Why Cap and Trade Will Become Law….

If I Were the Climate Czar . . .

Roger Pielke, Jr. tells us what he’d do if If (He) Were the Climate Czar . . .

Your Cost of Carbon

It appears that the Obama administration is getting closer and closer to implementing some sort of GHG cap and trade system, since the WSJ and others are reporting that the proposed budget is counting on revenues from the sale of allowances. You may read these articles and see numbers in the 10′s or 100′s of […]

The Onion Explains Carbon Offsets

Finally, now I understand.