Posts Tagged ‘carbon credits’

  • Tesla Model S

    Tradeoffs: Tesla Cost and Benefit

    Apr 3, 13 • 339 Views • No Comments

    Electric carmaker Tesla just announced its first profitable quarter. I also learned it was able to add $40.5 million to its bottom line for selling pollution credits to other auto makers. States like California have a zero emission requirement for a...  [read more]

  • 19th Century Urban Transport Was An Environmental Problem

    A Pollution Tale With 2 Happy Endings

    Aug 10, 12 • 270 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes green incentives can have unintended consequences. Our story begins in an airport. About to board a flight, an environmentally concerned individual purchases “carbon offsets.”  Yes, that flight will pollute the air but the offset could...  [read more]