Carbon Tax

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Thursday is being heralded by a number of organizations who say it marks a needed step towards transitioning away from fossil fuels and supporting climate justice. The legislation, the Climate Protection and Justice Act (pdf), would cut total emissions 80 percent below 1990 levels by...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Tropical deforestation is a driving force behind rising greenhouse gases and must be curbed in order to prevent irreversible global temperature rise, new research finds. (Photo: shankar s./flickr/cc)
Without drastic efforts to reduce deforestation, rising greenhouse gases, and...
Jon Queally, staff writer
'Sometimes capitalism gives us a gift... And the sudden drop in oil prices is...