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Priced out: Both major political parties used to love the carbon tax. So why are they giving up on it?

For more than a decade, taxing carbon was often at the forefront of plans to address climate change — and even held the promise of garnering bipartisan support. But now, Republicans and Democrats are largely silent on the idea, if not outright hostile to it.

By Shannon Osaka, Grist

House committee takes first step to block Pa.’s entry into regional cap-and-trade program

The bill would bar the Department of Environmental Protection from taking any action that is designed to control carbon dioxide emissions, including participation in a regional greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program such as RGGI, unless the action is authorized by the General Assembly.  

By Rachel McDevitt