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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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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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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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Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of Jan. 28-Feb. 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 strategies for motivating action.   SOLUTIONS   According to a new jobs report from the Environmental Defense Fund’s Fund’s Climate Corps program, the clean-energy industry now has at least […]

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Getting to the Truth About Climate Change

Do we live in a post-truth society – one in which “objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief”? The term was so widely used in 2016 that Oxford Dictionaries named it their international word of the year.   But maybe this phenomenon isn’t entirely new. People’s […]

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Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of Jan. 14-20

Every Friday, we round up the most interesting and insightful climate stories from the week, from standout climate leadership, to the latest research, to new communication strategies.   LEADERSHIP   At the U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting, city leaders voiced their commitment to climate action. Mayors From Around the Nation Take a Stand on […]

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