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New Climate Bill Would “Shrink Government,” Reward Taxpayers

James K. Boyce Regular Triple Crisis contributor James K. Boyce, director of the Program on Development, Peacebuilding, and the Environment at the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) and Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, addresses a new “cap-and-dividend” … Continue reading

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Climate Policy as Wealth Creation, Part 5

James K. Boyce This is the final installment of a five-part series on climate policy adapted from regular Triple Crisis contributor James K. Boyce’s March 31 lecture for the Climate Change Series at the University of Pittsburgh Honors College. This installment … Continue reading

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Climate Policy as Wealth Creation, Part 4

James K. Boyce This is the fourth installment of a five-part series on climate policy adapted from regular Triple Crisis contributor James K. Boyce’s March 31 lecture for the Climate Change Series at the University of Pittsburgh Honors College. This installment … Continue reading

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Climate Policy as Wealth Creation, Part 3

James K. Boyce This is the third installment of a five-part series on climate policy adapted from regular Triple Crisis contributor James K. Boyce’s March 31 lecture for the Climate Change Series at the University of Pittsburgh Honors College. This … Continue reading

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Climate Policy as Wealth Creation, Part 2

James K. Boyce This is the second installment of a five-part series on climate policy adapted from regular Triple Crisis contributor James K. Boyce’s March 31 lecture, part of the Climate Change Series at the Honors College of the University … Continue reading

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Climate Policy as Wealth Creation, Part 1

James K. Boyce This is the first installment of a five-part series on climate policy by regular Triple Crisis contributor James K. Boyce, professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and director of the Program on Development, Peacebuilding, and … Continue reading

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Change of Climate in the U.S.

Sunita Narain Climate change has a surprising new follower: the U.S. president. The U.S. government has been the biggest bugbear in climate change negotiations. Since discussions began on this issue in the early 1990s, the United States has stymied all … Continue reading

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“Loss & Damage” beyond charity, into solidarity, and suffused with Climate Justice?

Patrick Bond An important article about one facet of the Warsaw Conference of Polluters 19, “Loss & Damage”, was published last week in The Star (Malasia) by the very highly-regarded political-ecologist/economist [and regular TCB blogger] Martin Khor (New climate deal … Continue reading

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Future of Public Climate Finance: What Should Happen to the Climate Investment Funds?

Dario Kenner, Guest Blogger As storms like Typhoon Haiyan shockingly reminded us, developing countries urgently need climate finance. As defined by the UN, this is the transfer of public funds from developed to developing countries to support them in reducing … Continue reading

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Solar Wars Threaten Climate Fight

Martin Khor This source of clean and renewable energy is seen as one of the major saviours that could help power the world without emitting greenhouse gases. The drawback is that solar energy has traditionally been more expensive to use … Continue reading

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