Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: carbon tax

The oil industry says it might support a carbon tax—here’s why...

An industry calling for a tax on the use of its products sounds as bizarre as “man bites dog.” Yet, there’s a reason for the oil industry to consider that shift.

Big Oil spends record millions to defeat the nation’s first carbon...

Washington state currently ranks fifth in the nation in crude oil refining capacity for making gasoline and other petroleum products.

New evidence that poor Americans pay the highest taxes and get...

Today the taking of our national wealth can be tax-deferred indefinitely.

The carbon tax debate isn’t going away. What would the ideal...

After opposing a Washington state carbon tax in November, climate justice advocates are setting the stage for a more thorough initiative to address both climate change and inequality.

A good idea, even if it’s from Republicans

That it’s being proposed by Republicans doesn’t make the idea any less worthy.

First Statewide Carbon Tax Is What Our Climate Moment Demands

Climate scientists like me need to be clear about the global danger. Putting a price on CO2 would slow warming more effectively than any other policy tool we have available.

Why Exxon Loves the Carbon Tax—and Voters Should Not

Washington state is considering putting a price on carbon emissions. This will not fix our climate problem and, in fact, will help fossil fuel companies continue to profit from it.

Border Carbon Tax Could Cut Emissions

Major trading countries are urged to make a big contribution to the battle against climate change by introducing a carbon tax on imports.

Hillary Clinton Brings Back Al Gore and Talks Green, but She...

Clinton has already rejected the idea of a carbon tax, and some think it is because her hedge fund backers have big investments in gas and oil.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.