Mark Schapiro is a former senior correspondent at the Center for Investigative Reporting and author of the recently published book Carbon Shock: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of the Disrupted Global Economy. An award-winning investigative journalist for more than two decades, his work has appeared in Harper’s, The Nation, Mother Jones, and The Atlantic Monthly. He has also been a correspondent on NOW with Bill Moyers, FRONTLINE/World, and Marketplace. Schapiro teaches at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

 

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Oil Companies Quietly Prepare For a Future of Carbon Pricing

by mark schapiro
The major oil companies in the U.S. have not had to pay a price for the contribution their products make to climate change. But internal accounting by the companies, along with a host of other signs, suggest that may soon change — though the implications of a price on carbon are far from clear.
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‘Perverse’ Carbon Payments Send Flood of Money to China

by mark schapiro
To offset their own carbon emissions, European companies have been overpaying China to incinerate a powerful greenhouse gas known as hfc 23. And in a bizarre twist, those payments have spurred the manufacture of a harmful refrigerant that is being smuggled into the U.S. and used illegally.
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