14. 08. 06

The World Bank recognizes the urgency of pricing carbon and supports recent attention on carbon coming from around the world:

  • Carbon pricing is gaining attention as a way to address climate change. About 40 countries and more than 20 cities, states and provinces use carbon pricing mechanisms such as emissions trading systems and carbon taxes.
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14. 08. 06

A prominent global economist believes the world will come around to pricing carbon and predicts those who act first will have a competitive advantage.

The Abbott government is on the cusp of ditching Labor's carbon tax, but visiting Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz says it is better to tax bad things than good things.

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14. 07. 18

There's no solar electricity when the Sun doesn't shine.

There's no wind energy when there's no wind.

Neither wind nor solar energy can ever replace coal or natural gas for power generation until these basic limitations are dealt with. Renewable energy needs to be steady, reliable and available round the clock if it will ever power the world. (And it could.)

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14. 07. 18

GUELPH, Ontario, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") CSIQ, one of the world's largest solar power companies, today released this statement on behalf of Thomas Koerner, General Manager of the Company's America's division, in response to the World Trade Organizations ("WTO's") ruling against the United States' imposition of import duties against certain photovoltaic products.

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14. 03. 09

Coal companies would be hit hard by strict carbon regulation (photo:bigstockphoto.com)

As climate change spurs calls for carbon taxes and emission limits, some experts argue that fossil fuel companies are overvalued. Corporate accountability group "As You Sow" president Danielle Fugere (FOO-jare) tells host Steve Curwood how shareholder resolutions could force fossil fuel companies to disclose their plans for a carbon-regulated future.

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