About the Big UN Climate Conference in Paris

by Mike Sandler, Co-founder of The Climate Center  |  Oct. 9, 2015 You may have been hearing about the big climate conference coming up in Paris in a few months. It is called COP-21, short for the 21st UN Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The group has … Read more

The Case for Cap and Dividend

by Meghan Demeter  |   September 1, 2015 California has long been at the forefront of climate protection, and the state has been something of a testing ground for environmental and energy legislation. We’ve experienced both successes and failures, and can learn valuable lessons from both. The State has already allocated $1.4 billion in auction … Read more

Talking Cap and Dividend with Peter Barnes

by Meghan Demeter  |   July 28, 2015 [Pictured above: Meghan Demeter, Peter Barnes, Ann Hancock] I packed up my car five weeks ago and drove down to Santa Rosa from Seattle to start my internship at The Climate Center. I was drawn to the Center as a way to study carbon pricing. As a … Read more