NEWS OF NOTE

Climate Group With $32 Trillion Pushes Companies for Transparency (Bloomberg News, April 11, 2019)

The Business Case for Carbon Pricing
BCL’s Harold Hedelman Interview featured in GreenTech Media Podcast, Political Climate:
”In this episode of Political Climate, we speak to leaders of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby about how to get a carbon price passed.” (October 3, 2018)

The Scale of the Climate Catastrophe Will Depend on What Businesses Do Over the Next Decade
“Lobby for aggressive pro-climate policies at all levels of government. Today, most companies use their significant lobbying influence (on their own and through trade groups) to fight regulations and defang government. But that has to change in the face of this crisis. The first priority — which the IPCC makes clear — is to put a price on carbon. Companies must lobby for escalating prices on carbon everywhere.”   Andrew Winston writing in Harvard Business Review, October 9, 2018.

Shell leads big oil in clean energy shift (Axios, February 19, 2019)

Climate Change’s Giant Impact on the Economy: 4 Key Issues (NYT, January 17, 2019)

Lawmakers roll out landmark bipartisan carbon bill (E&E News, November 28, 2018)

The Case for Valuing Carbon is Growing Louder (GreenBiz, September 24, 2018)
”’Carbon taxes are raising revenues around the world,’ said Helen Mountford, director of economics for the World Resources Institute and program director for the New Climate Economy Initiative, during the GCAS event. ‘It’s also a major incentive to innovate.’”