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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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Assigning Corporate Blame for Global Warming Now Possible

By Carol Pierson Holding   Three recent headlines offer disturbing news to climate advocates. Together, they show catastrophic aggression from the fossil fuel producers.   First, Huffington Post reported on predictions from the International Energy Agency (IEA) that the U.S. … Continue reading

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