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News and analysis of the impact of climate change on governments and businesses.

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Climate Scientist Sues Skeptic in Heated Exchange

Two Canadian scientists engaged in a heated debate over global warming have taken the gloves off and, in the absence of snowballs, are…
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Behavior Change: An Ode to Fat Doctors and Crazy Shrinks

By Suzanne Shelton Information does not equal action. And importance doesn’t equal action either. Case in point: we all know fat doctors and…
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Xerox Achieves 31% Reduction in C02 Emissions

Xerox achieved a 31 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, and a 26 percent reduction in water use in the last eight years,…

EPA Issues Plan for GHG Regulation

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set forth plan to set standards for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on the heaviest polluters. In…
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Billionaire Richard Branson Calls For a Global Carbon Tax

Sir Richard Branson, the brash, suave, billionaire adventurer has suggested that a carbon tax can stave off a global climate crisis, as long…
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Why California Should Adopt a Global Warming Gas Emission Fee

By: David A. Bainbridge Failed states are growing in number–Somalia, the Congo, Afghanistan, Iceland, Greece, Ireland, and California? If California can’t eliminate its…
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A Postcard from Cancun: The COP16 Update

The odds that the COP16 talks in Cancun this week will produce much in the way of meaningful international agreement aren’t very high.…

Bipolar Bipartisanship Kills Climate Panel

Heads in the sand, or more properly, in the ozone. Choking off the House climate change committee is not a big surprise but…
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Eliminating Fossil Fuel Subsidies Trumps Cap and Trade

This past Sunday morning, I spoke at a charity brunch in Virginia. The brunch was actually part of a benefit to raise money…

Prop 23: The Whole World Watches as Narrow Interests and the Planet Collide in California

With the election of 2010 imminent, all eyes that are looking hopefully in the direction of a sustainable future are turned towards California,…
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Prop 23 Morphing Into Prop 26: Both Clean Economy Killers

By Jay Kimball, founder of 8020 Vision Support for Prop 23 is waning. That’s good news, but the fight is not over. If…

Carbon Reduction Beyond Cap and Trade or the Carbon Tax

With all the commotion over the up coming November mid-term elections, the recent death of cap-and-trade has been quietly dismissed.The American Clean Energy…
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To Say California’s AB32 Kills Jobs Is ‘Bunk!’

Ed Note: We’re reposting Bill Roth’s earlier interview with Marin Energy Anuthority Chair Charles McGlashan because of it’s relevance to the ongling ballot…
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MIT/CoLab Contest: Crowdsourcing for Climate Change

There’s new meaning to being part of the climate change solution if MIT and the Climate CoLab online community can leverage their crowdsourcing…

Climate Scientist Warns of Political Heat on Global Warming if Republicans Win

Michael Mann, Professor of Meteorology at Penn Sate warned last Friday, of an impending witch hunt against science, should the Republicans take control…