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Let's discuss global warming and how it may influence investment behavior and the stock market by means of so-called green investment practices.

This is not intended as a thread to debate the scientific merits of the hypotheses that anthropogenic causes are significant contributors to the phenomenon of global warming or that buildup of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere leads to warming of the earth with potentially catastrophic consequences. Such debates, while valuable, are best left to other forums, not primarily geared to investors.

Rather, it is simply assumed that the fight to stave off the perceived catastrophic effects of global warming will be global in nature resulting in far reaching changes in our everyday behavior to minimize greenhouse gas emissions or scale them back to previous fixed levels, and that policy change including carbon emissions trading schemes, carbon taxes, etc. will have profound effects on worldwide economies and investment in various sectors including alternative energy, pollution abatement, and carbon sequestration.

Links: NYT Blog on "energy, the environment and the bottom line"
NY Times Series on The Energy Challenge

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406EU Carbon Trading System Has a Fatal Flaw Walter Russell Mead and Staff Posted:Glenn Petersen-November 20
405Carbon Tax Torn Asunder Down Under Analysis by Walter Russell Mead & Staff Glenn Petersen-July 17
404The big companies will just pass on the cost to their customers. They would prefGlenn Petersen-12/10/2013
403yeah greener and poorergolfer72-12/8/2013
402Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon By CORAL DAVENPORT New York TiGlenn Petersen-12/5/2013
401At some point the EPA is going to implement either a carbon tax or a cap-and-traGlenn Petersen-9/15/2013
400A Carbon Tax That America Could Live With By N. GREGORY MANKIW August 31, 2013Glenn Petersen18/31/2013
399Australian Leader Scraps Tax on Carbon Emissions By MATT SIEGEL New York TimesGlenn Petersen17/16/2013
398EU Votes to “Fix” Its Carbon Market Walter Russell Mead The American Interest JGlenn Petersen17/3/2013
397[graphic] climate skeptics present data, a rise of CO2 levels, but show a decreaheinz44-6/15/2013
396Leno: Obama Can Close Gitmo By Making it a Government-Funded Solar Company .....joseffy15/25/2013
395h/t Sam China may soon get a carbon tax. But how effective will it be? Posted Glenn Petersen-2/22/2013
394Boxer, Sanders Introduce Bill to Require Carbon Tax Payment by Fossil Fuel ProduGlenn Petersen-2/15/2013
393EU's Carbon Market Plunges 40 percent After Backloading Vote By Barbara LewGlenn Petersen11/24/2013
392Ireland is small potatoes, pun intended. I expect the administration o take anotGlenn Petersen-12/28/2012
391RE:three-year-old carbon tax has raised nearly one billion euros ($1.3 billion) FUBHO-12/28/2012
390Carbon Taxes Make Ireland Even Greener By ELISABETH ROSENTHAL New York Times Glenn Petersen-12/28/2012
389The real pain hits in 2015: California’s first greenhouse gas emissions auctionGlenn Petersen-12/26/2012
388California Law Tests Response of Companies to Carbon Costs By FELICITY BARRINGGlenn Petersen212/24/2012
387California's first carbon-credit auction raises $290 million The allowancesGlenn Petersen-12/24/2012
386The rationale for a Pigovian carbon tax: Paying for It by Elizabeth Kolbert TGlenn Petersen112/3/2012
385The biggest effects of California’s cap-and-trade law may be felt elsewhere ThGlenn Petersen-11/27/2012
384Carbon Tax Idea Gains Wonkish Energy By Keith Johnson Wall Street Journal NovGlenn Petersen-11/13/2012
383A carbon tax is an alternative to cap-and-trade that could probably be implementGlenn Petersen111/10/2012
382China Carbon Debut Defies Emission Doubters By Bloomberg News on October 12, 2Glenn Petersen110/28/2012
381Complete Disaster in the Making The world’s only global carbon market is in neGlenn Petersen-9/20/2012
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