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Climate & Energy

Recent Coal Export Trends: Q2 2014

Coal shipments down again nationally, up in the West, led by Seattle.

Weekend Reading 10/31/14

What is heroism?; bike-friendly Halloween costumes; and more.

The #1 Question from Progressives about Revenue-Neutral Carbon Taxes

It’s déjà vu all over again.

The #1 Question from Conservatives about Revenue-Neutral Carbon Taxes

And my stab at an answer.

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?