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Let's work together to craft the best carbon pricing policy 20.2.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
There is no shortage of ideas. That's why businesses need to demonstrate leadership on this issue. You'll have to a chance to do so at GreenBiz 19.
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Policy News: February 19, 2019 20.2.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: ESA Selects Graduate Student Policy Award Winners Ten graduate students will travel to Washington, DC to receive policy and communication training and meet with lawmakers. Democrats Introduce the “Green New Deal” in House and Senate A sweeping and aspiration resolutions could be a major element of debate heading into 2020 presidential season. ...
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Climate Change Isn’t Just Frying the Planet—It’s Fraying Our Nerves 18.2.2019 Mother Jones
Over the last year, Rebecca, a 35-year-old woman living in Washington, DC, had been losing sleep over the seemingly endless flow of apocalyptic environmental news. She fretted about the Trump administration’s loosening of emissions regulations and the United Nations’ dire predictions about climate change. In October, she sought help from a psychiatrist who put her […]
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Poll: Likely 2020 Voters Support Parts of Green New Deal, Despite Concerns Over the Cost 16.2.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A majority of likely 2020 voters support key aspects of a Green New Deal even when faced with potential costs and downsides, but strict regulations to decarbonize the nation’s top polluters could trigger a backlash, according to a new poll from proponents […]
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EDF Joins Broad Chorus Urging EPA to Stop Attack on Climate Pollution Standards for New Power Plants 14.2.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF Joins Broad Chorus Urging EPA to Stop Attack on Climate Pollution Standards for New Power Plants
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In allowing Line 3 appeal, Walz wades into most contentious issue yet 13.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Just a month into the job, Gov. Tim Walz waded into one of the state's most contentious battlegrounds Tuesday with the announcement that he will continue an appeal of an oil pipeline project his predecessor began last year.
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As lawsuits over climate change heat up, oil industry steps up attacks on its critics 13.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The oil industry has been depicting itself lately as the target of a conspiracy by scientists, local government officials and climate-change activists to make it look bad.

It may seem odd that a conspiracy really is necessary to punch holes in the fossil fuel companies’ public reputation, but here’s...

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Walz's Commerce Dept. to renew Line 3 appeal 12.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Last summer, state utility regulators approved the controversial $2.6 billion pipeline replacement project. Former Gov. Mark Dayton's administration appealed that decision. Walz announced Tuesday his administration will file its own challenge.
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How Marsh and McLennan, Allianz and other insurers are responding to climate change risks 12.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New payout triggers, alongside new policy types and coverage related to the complex transition many industries face.
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Why Is the Political Establishment So Afraid of the Green New Deal? 11.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

At a time of widespread environmental devastation, much of the U.S. political establishment appears allergic to large-scale public projects that would solve the climate crisis through directly challenging the economic status quo.

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Why the Green New Deal needs a grand strategy 11.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
America's new foray into sustainability could use some strategic thinking — and some historical context.
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What the Green New Deal Means for the Food on Your Plate 9.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

Today, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) released their much-anticipated Green New Deal with the goal of creating millions of jobs by expanding renewable energy and de-carbonizing the economy over the next 10 years.

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Organic Green New Deal? Comprehensive climate change policy must address the American food system 8.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The proposed bill must put just rural economic and environmental development back on the table.
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Here’s How the Green New Deal Resolution Could Shake Up Democrats’ Foreign Policy Debate 7.2.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Green New Deal resolution that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) are expected to release this week includes language about spurring similar efforts abroad, setting the stage for a debate on how climate change fits into Democrats‘ foreign […]
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Climate Change Set to Bring More Extreme Weather 7.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There is some good news, however—sea level rise won't be quite as bad as expected.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez releases Green New Deal outline 7.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The plan is massively ambitious and faces political blockades. Proponents believe it's what's necessary to start saving the world from the threat of climate change and to reshape the U.S. economy.
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The inconvenient truths behind the 'Planetary Health' diet 6.2.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The recently published EAT-Lancet Commission on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems uses flawed research on health, sustainability and food systems.
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5 things to look for in the Green New Deal 6.2.2019 GreenBiz.com
From job losses to carbon taxes to just what clean energy means, anyway, here's what to watch in the new policy proposal.
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Policy News: February 4, 2019 5.2.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: The Shutdown: Consequences for Science and Ecology Agency activity during the shutdown compromised on-going science and hampered public information and participation. Opportunity to sign scientists’ letter about ANWR Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Federal Government Reopens, Funded Through Feb 15 Federal scientists and collaborators resume work. Congress House and Senate Committees announced new ...
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Policy News: February 4, 2019 5.2.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: The Shutdown: Consequences for Science and Ecology Agency activity during the shutdown compromised on-going science and hampered public information and participation. Opportunity to sign scientists’ letter about ANWR Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Federal Government Reopens, Funded Through Feb 15 Federal scientists and collaborators resume work. Congress House and Senate Committees announced new ...
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