The Baltimore Sun backs cap and dividend


Less than a week after Congressman Chris Van Hollen introduced the Healthy Climate and Family Security Act (H.R. 5721), Maryland’s most influential newspaper, the Baltimore Sun, published a strong editorial endorsing the bill. The editorial’s opening makes the clear, convincing case that average Americans will benefit from cutting carbon pollution under the cap… continue reading »

New York Times op-ed: The Carbon Dividend

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Today, as Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) prepares to introduce cap and dividend legislation in Congress, the opinion page of the New York Times features a compelling case for “The Carbon Dividend” the bill would provide. In the op-ed, James K. Boyce, an economics professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst,… continue reading »

A Primer: How Does Cap and Dividend Work?


Cap and dividend is a simple solution that will have a big positive impact on the climate and U.S. families. How does it work? Read on for a primer on the basics. 1. Set a Cap on the Fossil Fuel Pollution Harming Our Planet By placing a steadily declining cap on… continue reading »