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The $24 trillion case for a strong, global carbon tax 21.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
"In recent years you've seen sometimes hundreds of billions of dollars in damages that can be attributed to climate change," said Bob Litterman, chair of the Risk Committee and a founding partner of Kepos Capital.
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The Green New Deal Is Really Popular—Even Among Republicans 19.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Green New Deal is the most popular policy hardly anyone has heard of yet. Eighty-two percent of Americans say they have heard “nothing at all” about the sweeping proposal to generate 100 percent of the nation’s electricity from clean sources […]
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A growing call for environmental integrity 19.12.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
The recent introduction of bipartisan carbon fee legislation is demonstrating an important pattern taking hold as policymakers focus on climate change solutions. The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act, like the MARKET CHOICE Act introduced earlier this year by Republican Rep. Curbelo, recognizes that any carbon fee aimed at meeting the challenge of climate change must be designed with environmental […]
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Policy News: December 17, 2018 18.12.2018 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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Climate wind shift? 81-percent support Green New Deal 18.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Unprecedented support for greener climate policy.
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Policy News: December 17, 2018 18.12.2018 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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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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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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California’s attorney general clashes with Trump’s acting EPA chief over climate change 28.11.2018 LA Times: Environment

The acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency was on stage Wednesday morning, but he wasn’t the one defending his own agency’s latest findings about the huge economic toll that unchecked climate change will take on the United States.

It was his nemesis, California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra,...

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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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