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Coming up: Understanding the U.S.'s role in global climate reform 8.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. has pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement. But the rest of the world is still working to combat climate change and this week thousands of experts are meeting in Poland to figure out how exactly countries will meet their emissions goals.
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We need a federal climate policy, but please ditch the name ‘Green New Deal’ 7.12.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The namesake U.S. stimulus package enacted by President Franklin D. Roosevelt helped institutionalize racial segregation.
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Concrete change: Making cement carbon-negative 6.12.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The right policies and technologies could turn concrete manufacturing into a net climate benefit.
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The 4 critical steps to climate leadership 4.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The 4 critical steps to climate leadership
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COP 24: Transparency, ambition and carbon markets on the Paris rulebook agenda in Katowice 4.12.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
At the climate talks in Katowice, two issues will be particularly important: how to operationalize the Paris Agreement’s transparency system, and how that transparency system should link to a new framework for international carbon market cooperation.
5 climate stories to watch for 2019 3.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
There's a major upcoming opportunity for effective bipartisan policies — the question is political will.
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Planning a successful TCFD project: Climate strategy 28.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Four key concepts: governance, strategy, risk management and internal control. Part Two of a three-part series.
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The U.K economy is growing — but its energy use is shrinking 23.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The United Kingdom's total energy use has dropped 10 percent since 2002, unlike other EU countries. It's a quiet victory in the fight against climate change. It's also a bit mysterious.
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How to talk climate change with skeptical relatives during the holidays 21.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Don't let bad science get in the way of a productive chat on climate change this Thanksgiving. We're here to help.
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3 reasons why Apple, Danone, Mars, Nestle and Unilever just stood up for strong climate policy 16.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
3 reasons why Apple, Danone, Mars, Nestle and Unilever just stood up for strong climate policy
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State cap-and-trade systems make case for carbon pricing 15.11.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Consider this real-world proof.
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Four reasons why the California Air Resources Board should endorse the California Tropical Forest Standard 15.11.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
California has acted a global climate leader, but the most significant step the state can take right now is to endorse the Tropical Forest Standard to help avert climate catastrophe, protect biodiversity, and support the indigenous communities who depend on tropical forests.
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Science Under Siege 12.11.2018 American Prospect
House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith speaks on Capitol Hill.  This article appears in the Fall 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here .  The HONEST Act may be one of the most perversely named pieces of legislation ever. Sponsored by Texas Republican Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Science Committee and one of the most fervent climate-science deniers in Congress, the acronym stands for Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment. Smith, who is retiring this year, attempted to get the legislation through Congress in the past two sessions. Both times, it barely passed the House and failed in the Senate. That would usually be the end of it, but in line with the Trump playbook, the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, announced he would issue most of the “HONEST” agenda as a proposed rule retitled “Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science.” The proposed “HONEST” rule sounds ever so reasonable. It would require that EPA’s scientific ...
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Green shoots? Democrats take control of the House of Representatives 9.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
Midterms results prompt hope for renewed progress on climate action after gains for progressives in the House and key state governor seats.
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How climate change fared during the midterms in Minnesota and beyond 9.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The midterms didn't move the needle much on climate policy across the nation. But amid many losses for climate advocates, there were glimpses of hope.
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This Election Day, leverage your influence on climate 5.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
This Election Day, leverage your influence on climate
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Climate change a more frequent refrain as Minn. candidates seek votes 3.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Candidates running for governor and seats in Congress hold a range of viewpoints on how to address climate change, though the issue often takes a back seat to things like health care, the economy and immigration.
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These red and blue states are tackling climate change since Trump won't 2.11.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
These red and blue states are tackling climate change since Trump won't
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Where Minnesota candidates stand on the issues 29.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Minnesotans are voting in one of the most important elections the state has held in many years. Here is where the candidates stand on the important issues we face as a society.
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Forget world leaders — we need to kickstart the net-zero economy ourselves 29.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
4 reasons that "going net zero" is not just good for the environment, it’s great for commerce, too.
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