A Coalition of the Willing

States need to work together to make progress happen in the age of Trump.

In the short time since the election, it’s already become a truism that state governments will have to keep the flame alive for environmental protection. But it’s not just individual state governments. It’s also crucial for states to work together. There’s been a lot of loose talk about “Calexit” out here. Secession is unconstitutional. (As …


Cap-and-Trade is Alive and Well

Comprehensive climate policy is going nowhere at the federal level.  That’s obvious.  But U.S. inaction doesn’t mean that the rest of the world is following the U.S. lead.  Instead, around the world, countries are adopting policies to transition to cleaner energy sources and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  And cap-and-trade systems are as popular a …