Jim Walsh

Jim currently serves as the Renewable Energy Policy Analyst for Food & Water Watch. In this capacity, Jim provides policy guidance and support to local, state, and national policy campaigns that help to ensure a just transition to 100% renewable energy by 2035.

Articles by this author

The purpose of TFS, like all colonial purposes is economic: to sell the carbon sequestered by indigenous trees. (Photo: Creative Commons) Views
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Expanding Carbon Offsets Will Not Solve the Climate Crisis or Protect Tropical Forests
Wildfires raging across Brazil, Northern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa have focused attention on the importance of forests in capturing carbon emissions and preserving biodiversity. However, a flawed plan set for consideration later this month by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), would...
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"The unfortunate truth is that RGGI has not driven any carbon reductions in states where it has been implemented." (Photo: Danicek/Shutterstock) Views
Friday, March 30, 2018
Carbon Markets: Foolish Climate Policy that Big Banks Can Love
The most revealing thing about the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) might be the location Virginia Governor Ralph Northam chose to hold the final hearing on whether his state would join the regional carbon trading program: The Bank of America building in Richmond. It was a telling move...
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