Category Archives: Carbon Tax

Energy and Cost Problems With Senator Sander’s Green New Deal

Energy and Cost Problems With Senator Sander’s Green New Deal I am only going to comment on the energy aspects of the plan, not the employment and social justice parts, which are separate choices to make. The speedy goal is … Continue reading

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CARB Web Conferences on Carbon Neutrality

CARB Web Conferences on Carbon Neutrality Instead of reporting on two packed CARB (California Air Resources Board) short web conferences for California, I will give my impressions and critique.  The first was on Carbon Neutrality:  Scenarios for Deep Decarbonization, and … Continue reading

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Climate Discussions at CA State Senator John Moorlach’s Sacramento Office

Climate Discussions at CA State Senator John Moorlach’s, CA 37th District, Office in Sacramento Joan and I had a very pleasant conversation in State Senator John Moorlach’s office about climate matters, with his environmental assistant Megan A. DeSousa.  She is … Continue reading

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Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz’s Talk at Distinctive Voices at the Beckman

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz’s Talk at Distinctive Voices at the Beckman ”Accelerating the Clean Energy Transformation” Prof. Ernest Moniz was President Obama’s Secretary of Energy from 2013 to Jan. 2017.  He worked with Secretary of State Kerry to negotiate the … Continue reading

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Complete Personal and Household Costs of a National Carbon Tax

Complete Personal and Household Costs of a National Carbon Tax It was pointed out to me that just considering personal transportation and household energy left out coverage of all non-personal equivalent CO2 emissions in our economy.  It is direct to … Continue reading

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Projected Carbon Tax Costs for Households in California and Orange County

per year. Coal is not of mix of our local utilities, and only 4% of in-state power is produced by coal.  There is more used from out-of-state by long range LADWP contracts. The rate per therm of SoCalGas for natural … Continue reading

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