Daily Reading – 17/09/14

A great endorsement of pricing CO2 emissions from the corporate angle: 

http://blogs.worldbank.org/climatechange/energy-ceo-california-shows-how-carbon-pricing-can-reduce-emissions-cost-effectively?hootPostID=414f71427b0494a772a16cf9bee36a7d

What if we didn’t have to sacrifice growth, jobs etc. to protect our climate. A new report:

http://newclimateeconomy.report/overview/

And then you have these; 97% of scientists agree the world is warming and humans are responsible for that. But this institution is balancing this against two (non-scientific) member’s opinions that it’s not. 

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/sep/16/texas-proposes-rewriting-school-text-books-to-deny-manmade-climate-change

On the balancing central to managing pollution: How does one address the displaced (fired workers when a power plant is closed) vs. the terrible pollution caused by a power plant. 

http://online.wsj.com/articles/economics-versus-pollution-in-chinas-dirtiest-city-1410901992?mod=WSJAsia_hpp_LEFTTopStories

Another article on how China is stepping up on climate change:

http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-coal-ban-highly-polluting-types-banned-starting-in-2015-1410852013?tesla=y&mg=reno64-wsj

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