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Newsletter: Those Ukraine revelations? Yeah, Trump will survive 21.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Reports that Trump asked Ukraine's newly elected leader to investigate Joe Biden's son probably will not sink his presidency. Plus, more from the week in Opinion.

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'Fridays for Future' | Global call to action on climate change 20.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News
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What a botched climate bill can teach us about passing reform today 19.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
In 2009, Congress was on the verge of passing its first comprehensive bill to tackle climate change. Then it fizzled out. A post-mortem on that bill could offer a path forward.
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A Carbon Price Is Critical, but It’s Not a Silver Bullet 19.9.2019 WRI Stories
A Carbon Price Is Critical, but It’s Not a Silver Bullet Comments|Add Comment|PrintWind turbines in southern California. Photo by Erik Wilde/Wikimedia Commons In the global battle to rein in greenhouse gas emissions and prevent disasters, most economists agree that a carbon price is a key tool in the toolbox. A carbon price brings the costs of climate impacts into everyday economic decisions and changes the relative cost of high-carbon and low-carbon goods. A carbon price provides incentives... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Putting a Price on Carbon: Evaluating A Carbon Price and Complementary Policies for a 1.5° World 19.9.2019 WRI Stories
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RELEASE: New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities 19.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: New Report Finds National Governments Can Unlock Nearly $24 Trillion by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities Low-carbon measures in cities could reduce urban emissions by nearly 90% and support 87 million jobs annually by 2030 National governments must prioritise zero-carbon cities today in order to secure economic prosperity and high living standards tomorrow NEW YORK (September 19, 2019)— A new report from the Coalition for Urban Transitions, supported by 50 leading institutions,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How a Revolution in Climate Science Is Putting Big Oil Back on Trial 16.9.2019 Mother Jones
The outer banks of the Carolinas and the Bahamas are picking up the pieces after the battering from Hurricane Dorian—the first direct hit of this year’s extreme weather season. Already the damages for 2019 are well above the 40-year average for billion-dollar events, and the price tag for damages will rise dramatically over the next decades. […]
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China is positioned to lead on climate change as the US rolls back its policies 16.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Reducing China’s reliance on coal energy is an enormous long-term shift. But it looks like that might change.
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Editorial: Climate change is already here. 2020 could be your last chance to stop an apocalypse 15.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Do you understand the causes and effects of climate change? Here is what you can do to help.

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Summer smog review: new analysis shows continued challenges to air quality 12.9.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
(This post was co-authored by EDF intern Jayne Stevenson) Summer brings sunshine, fun, and outdoor adventures – but unfortunately, it also brings smog that causes serious health problems for many American families. We have made significant progress delivering healthier summer air, but many families still find themselves sidelined by ground-level ozone pollution – commonly called […]
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Leading Indian Researchers and Policy Advisors Receive Training to Estimate Climate Impacts of Land Management Practices 11.9.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Leading Indian Researchers and Policy Advisors Receive Training to Estimate Climate Impacts of Land Management Practices
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Market-based policies work to fight climate change, from India to Jamaica 11.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Conservatives in more right-leaning countries are fighting climate change, too.
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Report Report: Timber, trends and TCFD 10.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.
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Despite federal rollbacks, Illinois can write its own climate, clean energy future 9.9.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Despite federal rollbacks, Illinois can write its own climate, clean energy future
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Policy News: September 29, 2019 9.9.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Multi-society Letter on Foreign Influence Sixty scientific societies respond to increased scrutiny of foreign influence and espionage in science. Administration Finalizes Endangered Species Act Regulations, Environmental Groups Challenge Changes in Courts Changes would allow agencies incorporate economic considerations into listing decisions and reverse a rule that automatically gives threatened species similar protections ...
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Trump warns California that emissions deal with automakers may be illegal 7.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The Trump administration threatens California over a deal the state reached with automakers on voluntary fuel economy standards.

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Not Just CO2: China’s Efforts on Lesser Known Greenhouse Gases Critical to Stabilizing the Climate 5.9.2019 WRI Stories
Not Just CO2: China’s Efforts on Lesser Known Greenhouse Gases Critical to Stabilizing the Climate Comments|Add Comment|PrintRice farmer in Chengdu. Rice cultivation can release methane. Flickr/UN Photo. When people talk about climate change, the planet-warming gas that invariably comes to mind is carbon dioxide.   But carbon dioxide (CO2) isn't the only greenhouse gas (GHG) to worry about. Other gases like methane, nitrous oxide and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) can have a much more powerful... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Climate Change Town Halls: Here's Where the 2020 Candidates Stand 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Here's a handy summary of what we know so far about each candidate's plan.
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CNN Climate Town Hall: What Experts Want to See 2020 Democrats Talk About 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We face a lot of challenges in this country right now but in a lot of ways climate change is going to make 2019 look easy," one expert told Newsweek.
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Editorial: Trump's rollback of methane rules endangers us all to save oil and gas companies pennies 30.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's proposed rollback of rules requiring oil and gas companies to prevent methane leaks is a big step backward in the fight against global warming.

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