Essential Resources

REMI Study [Download PDF]
Full report of the carbon pollution price policy study conducted by Regional Economic Models, Inc.

British Columbia Study [Download PDF]
Canadian non-profit Sustainable Prosperity’s results from their study on the first five years of British Columbia’s carbon pollutuion pricing program.

Economic Explainer [Download PDF]
Learn about the economic benefits of putting a price on carbon pollution

REMI Presentation Powerpoint [Download PDF]
Slideshow rundown of the Regional Economic Models, Inc. study

Energy Independent VT Plan Powerpoint [Download PDF]
Slideshow overview of Energy Independent Vermont’s pollution tax plan.

For the Policy Wonks

REMI Massachusetts Pollution Tax Study – Read the REMI economic modeling report for a Massachusetts carbon pollutuion tax.

Risky Business – A project created by Tom Steyer, Michael Bloomberg, Hank Paulson, and others to document the economic risks posed by climate change.

World Bank Pricing Carbon Program – This World Bank Program site provides information on carbon pricing initiatives from around the world.

Vermont Climate Resources

Vermont Climate Assessment – A project of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont, evaluated the impacts a changing climate could have across a number of sectors.

VT Agency of Natural Resources – Climate Change Team – Includes a collection of state organizations, agencies and programs focused on addressing climate change.

Energy Independent Vermont Brochure – A helpful and easy to use summation of our major policy proposals and the reasons why Vermont needs to act on global warming.

U.S. & International Resources

National Climate Assessment Made up of over 300 experts, and guided by world renowned scientific organizations, like NASA, this catalogs the impacts of climate change in the U.S.

Series: Turn Down the Heat – The World Bank is putting out a series of reports by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics, called “Turn Down The Heat. The series studies the irreversible effects of global warming.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), established by the United Nations in 1988, aims to “provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of knowledge in climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic impacts.”

Climate Strategies – A UK-based climate policy research organization.  Their website provides reports and resources on carbon pricing policies and programs in the EU and beyond.

WRI Carbon Pricing Town Hall – World Resources Institute hosted a dynamic town hall discussion about key issues related to pricing carbon in the United States.