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Monetizing Nature Is a Fool’s Errand

By: Carol Pierson Holding   How will damage from the Gold King Mine spill of Silverton Colorado be valued? The lawsuits against the EPA for dislodging the toxic yellow sludge into the Animas River and beyond haven’t yet been filed, … Continue reading

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Big Oil Talks the Talk Then Pulls an End-Run on Carbon Pricing

By: Carol Pierson-Holding   The Seattle Times ran an article whose headline was so unsurprising I almost didn’t read on: “Oil industry not buying Gov. Jay Inslee’s cap-and-trade plan.” No surprise right?   Big Oil’s actions tell us it not … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel’s Persuasive New Strategy

By Carol Pierson Holding   The Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) just released an analysis of the “Financial Impact of the Coming Low-Carbon Transition,” which computed the potential value lost to stranded assets, or what fossil fuel companies will have to … Continue reading

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Big Oil Carbon Pricing Disclosure a Diversion?

By Carol Pierson Holding   One of the more solid tenets of Big Oil dogma has always been that carbon pricing, whether a simple tax or a market-based cap-and-trade system, is terrible and conservatives must stand in unison against it. … Continue reading

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