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Pricing Carbon
Pricing Carbon
Europe’s Carbon Market is Still Hopelessly Ineffective

EU carbon prices were already too low to work, and now they’re sliding even further.

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California Keeps its Dying Carbon Market on Life Support

The state’s carbon market is floundering, but that didn’t stop the legislature from moving to extend it.

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Cap and Trade Calamity in California

A recent auction of carbon allowances generated just 2 percent of expected revenue.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

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