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Climate & Energy

Four Carbon Cap-Tax Hybrids

Getting creative with carbon limits (Part 1).

Prediction: Cloud Peak’s Coal Export Division Will Start Losing Money in 2015

There's only so long a coal company can make money betting that coal prices will fall.

Cap and Trade—In 3 Pictures

Three mental shortcuts for talking about smart climate and energy policy.

Can We Depend on the Money?

What Washington’s carbon revenue stream could look like through 2050.

Weekend Reading 10/10/14

If we cared about climate like we do about sports; oil train backers' desperate moves; and more.

The Big Problem with Letting Small Railroads Haul Oil

The Lac-Mégantic disaster: was it just the brakes?

Video: The Thin Green Line

How Northwest will shape the future of the world's energy economy.

Weekend Reading 10/3/14

354 times as much; Depression-era photos of your home county; and more.

Marching Forward Against Climate Change

How to make good decisions when you can't predict the future.

Event: “The Thin Green Line” in Bellingham

A presentation and Q&A on Northwest coal, oil, and gas exports.