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Pipeline Opposition Impedes Climate Change Mitigation

Environmental advocacy groups have enjoyed considerable success in recent years in their efforts to block construction of new gas pipelines and electricity transmission lines. For example, they have significantly delayed, and risked cancellation of, a number of proposals to construct … Continue reading

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A Green Economy Must Achieve Climate Justice

There is no such thing as free lunch in environmental policy. Somebody, somewhere has to pay for climate protection. In their recent article, Inequality, Social Resilience, and the Green Economy, Sidney A. Shapiro and Robert R. M. Verchick remind us … Continue reading

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Study – Climate change is destroying our national parks at an alarming rate

Washington Post: “…By 2100, visitors walking the grounds of California’s Joshua Tree National Park may view exhibits showing what will have been lost — the spiky yucca palms that inspired the park’s name, dwindled to a few rare husks. Climate … Continue reading

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China at the Global Climate Action Summit

Governor Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit came to a close this past Friday in San Francisco. A large delegation of Chinese government officials, researchers, business leaders and civil society representatives were on hand for the proceedings. Xie Zhenhua, China’s special … Continue reading

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Credible and Stable Regulation Encourages Voluntary Climate Action

Over the last two decades, the U.S. Congress has been unable to reach agreement on environmental protection, energy, and other legislation central to climate change—but not for a lack of trying. Multiple proposals related to climate change have either died … Continue reading

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