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A Good Idea, Even if It’s From Republicans

by Robert Reich A group of former Republican officials (including James A. Baker, Henry Paulson, George P. Shultz, Marty Feldstein and Greg Mankiw) is proposing a carbon tax starting the tax at $40 per ton,… Read More

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Europe escalates action against UK for breaching air pollution limits

An estimated 50,000 Britons die prematurely each year from diseases caused by air pollutants such as fine particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and ozone, according to the review.   “In principle it could start later this… Read More

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Trump’s Team at EPA Vetting ‘Controversial’ Public Meetings and Presentations

The mood is dark as Trump takes over the environmental agency he pledged to reduce to “little tidbits.” by Andrew Revkin ProPublica President Donald Trump long ago announced his provocative intentions for the Environmental Protection… Read More

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Trump Executive Actions Put Leaders on the Spot

Donald Trump began unraveling major parts of his predecessor’s legacy on Monday, but some of his first proclamations and actions as president immediately put him at odds with his own party’s congressional leaders.   The… Read More

NOAA, NASA Declare 2016 The Hottest Year Yet

Last year, global warming reached record high temperatures — and if that news feels like déjà vu, you’re not going crazy.   The planet has now had three consecutive years of record-breaking heat.   The… Read More

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Global Warming Clobbers Ocean Life

by Robert Hunziker The waters of the Pacific off the California coast are transparently clear. Problem is: Clear water is a sign that the ocean is turning into desert (Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,… Read More