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Oct08
2018

On Climate, Forget 2 Degrees. Let's Talk Net Zero

Andy Stone
By emphasizing temperature goals, it's relatively easy for nations to appear to be doing more to address climate change than they really are, and harder for the public to discern the shortfall.
Oct03
2018

The Inevitable Policy Response Theory

Christina Simeone
Christina Simeone writes about Inevitable Policy Response (IPR) which predicts a rapid and forceful international policy reaction to climate change with widespread financial implications.  
Sep25
2018

Keeping Nuclear Power Plants Running is Vital to Meeting Climate Goals

Anna Cheyette
Many environmental groups fall in lockstep with anti-nuclear activists, despite the climate benefits nuclear reactors provide.
Sep17
2018

Climate Policy Won’t Work Without Considering Labor

Steve Viscelli
Why we must engage workers in the climate change conversation.
Sep14
2018

EPA's Clean Power Plan Replacement Could Be Vulnerable In Courts

Andy Stone
The success of Trump's climate policy may come down to a ruling on whether the EPA has authority over carbon.  
Sep13
2018

California: The Climate Leadership We Need

Oscar Serpell
California just set some pretty big emissions targets for itself. If progress towards these targets is made, California will quickly become the example the climate world so desperately needs.
Sep11
2018

The Climate Under Kavanaugh

Mollie Simon
How Judge Kavanaugh and Justice Kennedy differ on the Clean Power Plan.
Sep06
2018

How a Deepening Natural Gas Market Affects Europe

Anna Mikulska
LNG won't dominate conventional gas any time soon, but it is a major force in building energy security.
Aug28
2018

Texas Sea Wall Shows Inadequate Disclosure on Climate Risk

Christina Simeone
Are companies along the Gulf Coast being honest with investors about climate change risks?
Aug22
2018

Not an ACE for Coal

Christina Simeone
Trump's Affordable Clean Energy rule may keep some old coal plants running, but it won't bring back coal.

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