'We as a society must restrict the sales of fossil fuels over time to slow climate change. An equitable “shares” system to ease the transition could help in short term dislocations like the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack as well,' argues Mike Sandler.
Brent Ranalli describes the optimal way to organise an auction for carbon permits as part of a system for reliably capping the supply of fossil fuel at the point of extraction or import.
The U.S. is poised to take aggressive, belated action on climate change. What legislation should U.S. politicians pass in order to ensure that that action is both effective in reducing emissions, and fair? Brent Ranalli provides some evidence-based suggestions.
FEASTA encourages policymakers and activists to take the opportunity, as the US re-engages with the Paris Climate Agreement, to include a science-based, equity-based, and people-based method of achieving the 1.5 degree goal: CapGlobalCarbon.
What can the EU do to prevent carbon leakage - the sabotaging of its climate policy by non-EU industries? This submission provides some suggestions and also places a strong emphasis on international climate justice.
This paper calls for the introduction of a suite of climate-related reforms in the EU that include limiting fossil fuel production and imports at source, placing a limit on carbon fees along with a quota system, introducing per-capita allocations of revenue from a carbon fee, and forming a partnership with a group of Global South countries to promote climate justice.