Carbon Markets to Serve the Planet

July 28, 2009

by David L. Levy
Paul Krugman rushed to defend cap-and-trade in his New York Times blog this week against the accusation by Senator Byron Dorgan in the Bismarck Tribune that speculation could make the carbon price as volatile as oil prices have been in recent months. Joe Romm weighed in to support Krugman on his blog, [...]

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Clean Energy – How Many Green Jobs?

July 23, 2009

by David L. Levy
Advocates of strong action on climate change have long argued that large-scale investments in clean energy will revitalize the economy and generate substantial employment, investment, and business opportunities. Last month my colleagues at PERI, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Robert Pollin, James Heintz, and Heidi Garrett-Peltier, published a report (download pdf) titled The [...]

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