carbon price


This article was first published by the CleanTech Alliance Washington, on January 11, 2016 There is a great deal of momentum in Washington and around the globe to put a price on carbon. The basic precept is that by monetizing carbon pollution, the market will adjust, moving operations away from a costly source of energy to one that is more affordable. Yet, fossil fuels are entrenched in our society, and the resistance to pry ourselves away from fossil fuels is huge. So much of our infrastructure […]

The Looming Price on Carbon: Market vs. the Social ...



This article was originally published on November 12, 2015 by the WA CleanTech Alliance Here in Washington, and in the rest of the world, there is a hot debate over putting a price on carbon. Beyond the merits and outcomes of a cap and trade system or a carbon tax, greenhouse gases must be measured and accounted for in order to assign a price to it. This process must be rigorous and verified.  Regardless of the emission source, the “currency” of carbon is measured in metric […]

Carbon Accounting in the Cap & Trade and Carbon Tax ...