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Why the Partisan Divide on Climate Change Is Shrinking (And How to Make It Even Smaller)

Over the last few months, concern and awareness about climate change have been steadily increasing. Whatever your politics, it’s difficult to stay skeptical when monthly and yearly temperatures keep shattering records.   This week, a new study was released showing that climate acceptance among Republican voters has nearly doubled over the past few years. The […]

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New Report: Clean Energy Can Save the U.S. Billions of Dollars and Save Thousands of Lives

The argument that climate solutions offer economic benefits just got even stronger. Researchers at Duke University and the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies examined what would happen if the U.S. implemented the commitments it made at the Paris climate conference last year. They found that the climate actions necessary to reach the Paris goal […]

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Tallying the Social Costs of Fossil Fuels

Gas and oil may seem to have gotten cheaper, but their true price is a lot higher than the number on the pump. Once you factor in their impacts on the environment and human health, fossil fuels get a lot more expensive – an additional $3.80 per gallon of gas, according to a recent study […]

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