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Carbon Tax: The Low Oil Price Opportunity

Carbon taxes constitute a widely discussed policy tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and slowing humanity’s headlong rush toward catastrophic climate change.

Democratic Energy and Climate Change

The environmental crisis, provoked by human activity, is of much bigger magnitude than any of the other crises we have known up till now.

Hottest Year Ever Recorded + Collapsing Oil Prices = Broken Fossil Fuel Economy

Two overlapping news stories in the past few weeks must focus our attention on the need to move away from fossil fuels as quickly as possible and to transition our global economy to a more just and resilient system, especially for the world’s poor and vulnerable peoples.

Act Now, Cry Later: Tim DeChristopher, Aria Doe & Josh Fox on Civil Disobedience & Climate Activism

Two activists featured in Josh Fox’s new documentary, "How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change," join us to discuss the role of direct action in fighting global warming.

How ‘Natural Geoengineering’ Can Help Slow Global Warming

An overlooked tool in fighting climate change is enhancing biodiversity to maximize the ability of ecosystems to store carbon.

The Paris Gravity Well, Part II: Trillionization

There is a psychology that sets in once the corner is turned on fossil investments that may make a big difference in the political debate about climate change.

Creating Local Community Resilience to Avoid Climate Catastrophe

The accelerating climate crisis requires massive mobilization of populations to take back control of our lives through resistance, replacement, and resilience.

Night of the Living Dead, Climate Change-Style

Even as the global warming crisis makes it clear that coal, natural gas, and oil are yesterday’s energy, the momentum of two centuries of fossil fuel development means new projects keep emerging in a zombie-like fashion.

The Paris Gravity Well

The trigger for all this change may have been what happened in Paris but could not stay in Paris.

The Quest for CCS

However, many of the economists and experts who have developed scenarios for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) believe that the only way to achieve the two-degree goal in a growing world economy is to invest in large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects.

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