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RGGI turns 4, celebrates with its 18th auction

USA - December 7 2012 This week’s auction of greenhouse gas allowances by the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) marked the 18th in that organization’s history.

Call it a win: Californa's first GHG auction sells out

USA - November 20 2012 At California’s inaugural auction of greenhouse gas allowances last week, bidders bought all 23.1 million allowances for 2013 emissions sold at $10.09 per ton, a few significant cents above the floor price of $10. 

Accidental success? Even without national climate policy, US emissions may fall enough to avoid failure

USA - October 25 2012 In 2009, at the international climate talks in Copenhagen, Denmark, President Obama pledged that the US would reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 17% below 2005 levels by 2020.

FTC's new guidance has teeth to go after greenwashing

USA - October 3 2012 Companies who want to market their products as being good for the environment will need to back up their claims more carefully, in light of the Federal Trade Commission's new environmental marketing guidelines, released this week. 

RGGI's sweet 17th: cumulative proceeds top a billion dollars

Canada, USA - September 11 2012 Last week marked the 17th Auction in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).