Posts Tagged "wedges “Carbon emissions” “Climate change” “Voluntary Carbon Offsets”"

The Supreme Court takes on global warming

This guest post comes to us from Adam Stern (not be confused with our own Adam Stein), who has worked for several national environmental organizations concerned with global warming. The decision last month by the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its first global warming case offers opportunities and pitfalls for advocates of greenhouse gas regulation. The court's willingness to consider… read more →

CO2 Wedges: Superheroes?

The wedge is a nifty little device with tremendous mechanical impact for its limited size and shape. Most recently the wedge has popped up as a key concept in climate change mitigation strategies. Pacala and Socolow originated the idea of the climate wedges through their "stabilization triangle." Al Gore made use of the concept in An Inconvenient Truth. Princeton and… read more →