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5 Reasons to Be Hopeful About Climate Progress Right Now

As the southeastern United States continues to suffer the impacts of Hurricane Matthew, and Americans coast to coast reel from a particularly divisive Presidential campaign, we could all use some good news. Fortunately, if we look beyond the sensational headlines, we’ll find many positive stories out there about the progress we’re making on climate.   […]

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Climate Solutions Made the U.S. At Least $2 Billion Richer In 2013

We’ve talked often here about the economic benefits of climate solutions, from lower electricity prices to reduced health costs. A recent analysis by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory offers further evidence of those benefits – cutting greenhouse gas emissions alone saved the U.S. $2.2 billion dollars in 2013. When the value of cutting other fossil-fuel-related […]

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73% of Millennial Voters Want a Clean-Energy Candidate

Whether you’re a marketer or a politician, Millennials (those born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s) are a highly desirable demographic. Those seeking office should take note of a new poll by Hart Research, which found that an overwhelming majority of Millennials in key swing states favor a candidate who wants to power […]

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How Foundations and Donors Can Support a “Climate for Health”: A New Report

Philanthropic donors and foundations are often focused on improving public health and safety, reducing hunger and poverty, and caring for the disadvantaged – which is why more philanthropic efforts should focus on climate solutions. As numerous studies like the recent Lancet Commission report have shown, climate change has a profound impact on health, from respiratory […]

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Why We Need More Diversity to Keep the Climate Movement Going

In a previous post, we discussed why it’s important for businesses and governments to engage mainstream Americans in climate solutions. A recent article in the Guardian takes that idea even further. For the climate movement to succeed, it needs to truly represent modern America in all its diversity. As the article’s author, Arizona Congressman Raúl […]

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Is Political Support for Climate Action on the Rise?

Though more and more Americans say they want clean energy and government action on climate change, will they vote for it in 2016? According to a new Washington Post / ABC News poll, climate may be a growing priority for voters – 59 percent said they favor a presidential candidate who wants to fight climate […]

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