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Making Waves: 5 Steps the 116th Congress Should Take to Restore the Health and Productivity of America’s Oceans By Alexandra Carter and Miriam Goldstein – Center for American Progress – December 18, 2018 The 2018 elections sent a clear message: … Continue reading

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Climate Change is No Longer a Future Problem By Shahir Masri – The Hill – December 3, 2018 For years, climate change has been discussed in the context of tomorrow — a problem for future generations — with specific impacts … Continue reading

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Climate Change is Changing the Politics of Climate Change By David Doniger – NRDC – November 26, 2018 A pessimist could be forgiven for thinking the treadmill of climate denial and inaction is endless. For at least 50 years, senior … Continue reading

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IPCC Report and the Missing Dialogue in US Environmentalism By Khalil Shahyd – NRDC – November 6, 2018 The recent midterm elections will have far reaching implications with choices made on key ballot initiatives and between candidates who support plans … 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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