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A Carbon Price Can Benefit the Poor While Reducing Emissions 16.12.2018 WRI Stories
A Carbon Price Can Benefit the Poor While Reducing Emissions Comments|Add Comment|PrintWhen designed correctly, carbon prices can ensure that the low-carbon transition is also a just transition. Photo by Biswarup Ganguly/Wikimedia Commons The world is vastly underestimating the benefits of acting on climate change. Recent research from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds that bold climate action could deliver at least $26 trillion in economic benefits through 2030. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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UN climate negotiators secure important elements of the Paris rulebook but leave key markets text out 15.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
UN climate negotiators secure important elements of the Paris rulebook but leave key markets text out
EPA methane rollbacks contradict agency’s own scientific findings 14.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EPA methane rollbacks contradict agency’s own scientific findings
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Alberta’s methane regulations will fail to meet provincial reduction target 13.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Alberta’s methane regulations will fail to meet provincial reduction target
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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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Policy News: December 3, 2018 4.12.2018 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award ESA is now accepting applications for its 2019 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Visit the ESA website for more ...
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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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Policy News: November 19, 2018 20.11.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: NSF BIO Rescinds Proposal Submission Caps  The National Science Foundation reverses restrictions on the numbers of grant proposal PIs can submit a year. Mid-term Elections Bring New Science and Environmental Leadership to Congress. New committee leaders plan hearings on climate change, propose to re-center science. Congress Senate passes compromise ...
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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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