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Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of March 4-10

Every Friday, we round up the most interesting and insightful climate stories from the week. Check in to learn about major developments, new findings, and effective solutions for addressing climate change.   RESEARCH   The Yale Climate Opinion Maps continue to bring interesting information to light – such as the fact that the vast majority […]

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Rebuilding America with Carbon Grants to States: The Argument for “Price & Block Grants”

The paper referenced below was co-authored by ecoAmerica President Bob Perkowitz, along with Maria Belenky and Nigel Purvis of Climate Advisers.   Climate Advisers together with ecoAmerica has created a new paper exploring a specific approach to carbon pricing, called “Price and Block Grant,” where the federal government prices carbon and states take the lead […]

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Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of Feb. 25-Mar. 3

Every Friday, we round up the most interesting and insightful climate stories from the week. Check in to learn about major developments, new findings, and effective solutions for addressing climate change.   RESEARCH   70 percent of Americans believe climate change is happening, but less than half think they will be personally affected, according to […]

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Promoting Climate Solutions Without Mentioning “You Know What”

How do you tackle an important issue that you can’t even talk about?   For local officials in conservative communities, addressing the ever-more-visible impacts of climate change requires a delicate balance. Ignoring their regions’ vulnerabilities is not an option – but in many cases, neither is uttering the words “climate change.” So polarizing and politicized […]

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Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of Feb. 18-24

Every Friday, we round up the most interesting and insightful climate stories from the week. Check in to learn about major developments, new findings, and effective solutions for addressing climate change.   CLIMATE ACTION   A prominent cast of health professionals and climate professionals gathered in Atlanta on Feb. 16 for the Climate & Health […]

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Accelerating Climate Progress: Prominent Leaders Share Their Insights

Our American Climate Leadership Summit last September brought together more than 200 CEO-level leaders from a variety of sectors. With “solutions” as the focus of the event, these leaders spent the afternoon sessions collaborating on key priorities for accelerating climate progress in 2017 and beyond.   Now that we’re a few months into 2017 (and […]

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Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of Feb. 11-17

Every Friday, we round up the most interesting and insightful climate stories from the week. Check in to learn about major developments, new findings, and effective solutions for addressing climate change.   SOLUTIONS   Greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. decreased in 2015, bringing overall climate pollution to below 1994 levels. The reductions were partly […]

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American Climate Metrics Survey 2016: Children, Morality, and Responsibility Top American Climate Concerns

  According to the American Climate Metrics Survey 2016, 87% of Americans feel a moral responsibility to create a safe and healthy climate for themselves and their children. They also support charging polluters a fee on the pollution they create, and see the personal benefits of climate solutions.   The concern that Americans have about […]

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American Climate Perspectives: Few Americans Support Trump Plan to Kneecap EPA Climate Action

Americans who voted for Donald Trump expect him to “Make America Great Again,” but they don’t think gutting the EPA and withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord is the way to do it. According to ecoAmerica’s February survey, only nine percent of Americans think Trump should limit EPA actions on climate change. Similarly, only 19% […]

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Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of Feb. 4-10

Every Friday, we round up the most interesting and insightful climate stories from the week. Check in to learn about major developments, new findings, and effective strategies for communicating about and addressing climate change.   POLITICS   Citing Scott Pruitt’s rejection of climate science and lack of interest in enforcing environmental laws, nearly 450 former […]

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