Posts by Sarah Mowery

Huffington Post: Lessons from Australia’s Carbon Tax

A Carbon Tax That Can Rise from Australia’s Ashes Posted: 07/19/2014 9:35 pm EDT Updated: 07/20/2014 4:59 pm EDT As the post-mortems arrive to determine the cause of death for Australia’s carbon tax, a couple of questions emerge: Why did this happen?What lessons can we learn?The answer to the first question is fairly simple: A politician – Julia Gillard…

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Fantastic 2nd Place Entry in RestoreMyClimate.org Video Contest

In early May an inspiring youth video contest was launched by Citizens Climate Education Corps. 37 extraordinary videos were submitted and here is 2nd Place Winner! Take a look at the full scope of the initiative at RestoreMyClimate.org. Thank you to all entrants! And now we present to you the impressive 2nd place winner. Communities…

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The Tennessean: Carbon Tax is Practical and Beneficial Solution

Carbon tax is practical, job-creating solution Ryan Egly12:35 a.m. CDT July 9, 2014 In February, a brief climate-change debate was aired on national television between Bill Nye the Science Guy and U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn. It followed a media pattern that has become all too familiar: A one-to-one debate was held on a topic that…

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Las Cruces Sun-News: Listen to the Scientists on Climate Change

We need to listen to scientists on issue of climate change By Lynn Goldfarb, Guest column POSTED:   06/24/2014 01:00:00 AM MDT In the June 19 “Sound Off” climate scientists are referred to as “global warming fools.” I take this personally because both my daughter and her husband are climate scientists who work with IPCC scientists…

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Think Progress: In Charts, Why A Carbon Tax Would Work

Why A National Carbon Tax Would Be Amazing — In Four Charts BY JEFF SPROSS JUNE 23, 2014 AT 4:09 PM UPDATED: JUNE 23, 2014 AT 4:57 PM Critics of a carbon tax inevitably claim it would kill jobs. But according to a new analysis, even a super-aggressive carbon tax would actually improve the economy, while also massively reducing…

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Clean Technica: REMI Study Shows Job Creation

Study: Carbon Tax Would Create Jobs If Refunded To Households June 22nd, 2014 by James Ayre  While the argument is often (incorrectly) made that the actions needed to adequately address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change are too expensive to realistically be taken, the reality appears to be quite a bit different, as study after study…

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Citizen-Times: Carbon Tax Study Shows Jobs Potential

Studies backing climate mitigation mean more jobs Judy Weiss, Brookline, MA 12:11 a.m. EDT June 22, 2014 Thanks for publishing the recent letter “Climate change could bring jobs to Asheville” (AC-T, June 17) asserting that climate change mitigation would bring jobs via new alternative energy enterprises. Two new studies support that. The first study by…

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