fossil fuels

Jul 29, 2011

Notes on the social cost of carbon

Marc Lee
A recent paper did some re-estimates of the Social Cost of Carbon, finding this measure of the externality from burning fossil fuels could be as high as $893 per tonne of CO2.
Jul 28, 2011

Decarbonizing homes and the price of gas

Marc Lee
Even though B.C. has among the lowest prices in North America, and for relatively clean electricity at that, pricing undermines incentives to shift away from fossil fuels.
May 9, 2011

Arctic Coastal States: Leave it in the ground

Andrea Harden-Donahue
An open letter sent by organizations to the Arctic Coastal State Foreign Ministers of Canada, U.S., Russia, Greenland, Denmark and Norway, demanding a moratorium on offshore drilling in the Arctic.

Save the Pacific

Apr 22, 2011
Lion's Gate Bridge Vancouver , BC
49° 15' 40.4136" N, 123° 6' 50.1372" W
British Columbia CA
Apr 19, 2011

A billion dollars of bogus carbon credits

Marc Lee
A story in today's Vancouver Sun is disturbing, arguing that B.C. could make $1 billion from selling carbon offsets once the Western Climate Initiative gets underway.
Jul 2, 2010

Weekly Mulch: When will America be free from BP?

Sarah Laskow
The U.S. may no longer have to worry about a greedy, distant monarch. But it's still held in thrall to powerful interests that prize profit over individuals and their freedom.


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