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Category: Climate Change :: Climate Policy
Last updated: Jun 27 2019 10:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the 1st Democratic debate 27.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Here's a look at some of the Democratic presidential candidates' statements from Wednesday night in Miami and how they compare with the facts.
Rampell: France’s carbon tax was a disaster, but there might be a less politically fraught way 24.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
In France, unlike in the United States, politicians actually want to lead on this existential crisis. Their constituents know climate change is real, and they are genuinely alarmed by it.
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Rampell: Everyone’s got a climate plan, but where’s the carbon tax? 10.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has a big, bold, multitrillion-dollar plan for addressing climate change. So does her rival Joe Biden. Likewise former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke. And, of course, Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., whose entire campaign is structured around the climate crisis.
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Letters: Mueller report an even hotter topic with his comments (6/2/19) 2.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Mueller report an even hotter topic with his comments Special counsel Robert Mueller has been a stalwart representative of law enforcement, including a 12-year term as head of the FBI.
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Letters: The fight over abortion; solving the climate crisis (5/26/19) 27.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The fight over abortion I have been a primary care physician in Colorado for many years. During my career, I have seen many things relative to a woman’s reproductive abilities and rights. I believe that these matters are strictly between a woman and her physician.
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Michael Bennet proposes $1 trillion climate change fund as part of presidential campaign 20.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet said Monday he wants to commit $1 trillion for underwriting research and projects to address climate change, set aside about one-third of U.S. lands and ocean territory for conservation and reach net-zero U.S. emissions by midcentury.
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Guest Commentary: Make a carbon tax palatable to America’s struggling masses by giving it back through a carbon dividend 17.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
As a response to climate change, a carbon tax is immensely popular among economists from across the political spectrum, and it does have an important role to play. But it is far from sufficient, and putting a price on emissions won't work if it alienates lower- and middle-income voters.
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Boulder won’t see vehicle fee, natural gas tax — yet 15.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder City Council on Tuesday gave a thumbs-down to a pair of proposals that explored fees on cars and taxes on natural gas use to raise funds for the city’s work in fighting climate change.
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How do tribal nation’s treaties figure into climate change? 14.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
U.S. courts rarely favor environmental protections as a right — except when it comes to tribes expressing their treaty rights.
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Interior secretary blames Congress for his inaction on climate change 9.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
There’s no law to make him address the climate and biodiversity crises, David Bernhardt said: “You guys come up with the shalls.”
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Greg Sopkin, former Colorado PUC chairman, appointed Environmental Protection Agency regional director 1.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Trump administration officials have appointed former Colorado Public Utilities Commission chairman Greg Sopkin as the Environmental Protection Agency's regional chief to oversee agency efforts in six western states.
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Denver City Council District 3 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver City Council District 3 races features The race features Jamie Torres, Veronica Barela, Annie Martínez and Raymond Montoya.
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John Hickenlooper: The Green New Deal sets us up for failure. We need a better approach. 26.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The resolution sets unachievable goals. We do not yet have the technology needed to reach "net-zero greenhouse gas emissions" in 10 years.
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Climate change bill lands in the Colorado House 22.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
KC Becker's bill sets new goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 2005 levels and empowers the state's Air Quality Control Commission to establish regulations for public utility companies and the oil and gas sector.
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Republicans who couldn’t beat climate debate now seek to join it 6.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Rep. John Shimkus once issued a forceful rejection of climate science at a congressional hearing, invoking the Bible and declaring that "Earth will end only when God declares it's time to be over."
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John Hickenlooper on the issues: abortion, climate change and health care 2.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
To help voters who aren’t as familiar with former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper we’ve put together this roundup of his position on some hot-button issues.
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Colorado AG files brief supporting stronger vehicle fuel standard opposed by auto dealers 21.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has filed a legal brief in support of stronger vehicle fuel-efficiency standards, saying the state recently adopted its own rules because the Trump administration is pushing for weaker ones.
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Western voters care more about climate than ‘energy dominance’ 7.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An annual survey reveals a leap in support of conservation policies.
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What killed Washington’s carbon tax? 21.1.2019 Current Issue
The curious death of 1631 and what it says about the future of addressing climate change.
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Colorado pushes back on President Donald Trump’s policies 21.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
In ways both large and small, the Democrats elected by Coloradans in November are pushing back against the Trump administration, including its policies on sexual misconduct, reproductive rights, climate change, voting rights and immigration.
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