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IPCC Report and the Missing Dialogue in US Environmentalism The Observer – October 24, 2018 By Khalil Shahyd – NRDC – November 6, 2018 The recent midterm elections will have far reaching implications with choices made on key ballot initiatives … Continue reading

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The Answer to Coastal Flooding is Not More Cement By David Yarnold, opinion contributor – The Hill – October 2018 For decades, governments have built higher levees and concrete barriers as the answer to protecting life and property from damaging … Continue reading

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The Most Ambitious Climate Plan in History By Janet L. Yellen and Ted Halstead – Fortune – September 10, 2018 At the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, the United States committed to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions by 26% to 28% … Continue reading

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What the World Needs Now to Fight Climate Change: More Swamps By William Moomaw, Gillian Davies, and Max Finlayson – The Conversation – September 13, 2018 “Drain the swamp” has long meant getting rid of something distasteful. Actually, the world … Continue reading

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We Can Still Save Our Oceans and Fisheries. New Study Shows How. By Merrick Burden – Environmental Defense Fund – August 29, 2018 For years, scientists have warned that climate change, along with overfishing, would devastate oceans and the fisheries … Continue reading

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Here are 10 Topics Senators Could Ask Trump’s Science Advisor Nominee to Address By Jeffrey Mervis – Science Magazine – August 21, 2018 Is Kelvin Droegemeier in sync with the science policies of President Donald Trump? That’s what members of … Continue reading

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Environmental Impact Bonds Can Help Make Coastal Communities Safer, Sooner. Here’s How. By Shannon Cunniff – Environmental Defense Fund – August 14, 2018 Last year’s hurricane season was the most destructive disaster season in U.S. history, causing $265 billion in damage and forcing more … Continue reading

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Climate Change: We’re Not Literally Doomed, but… There’s Space for Action Between “Everything is Fine,” and “The Apocalypse is Upon Us” By Kate Marvel – Scientific American – July 30, 2018 There is really no such thing as a post-apocalyptic … Continue reading

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Beat Protectionism and Emissions at a Stroke Michael A. Mehling,Harro van Asselt, Kasturi Das and Susanne Droege – Nature – July 16, 2018 Two huge multilateral issues — free trade and climate change — top policymakers’ agendas in 2018. This offers … Continue reading

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How eating seaweed can help cows to belch less methanes By Judith Lewis Mernit – Yale Environment 360 – July 2, 2018 The spring morning temperature in landlocked northern California warns of an incipient scorcher, but the small herd of … Continue reading

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