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US Climate Action “Costs” Illuminated

Originally published on Rocky Mountain Institute. By Jules Kortenhorst Earlier this week, the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced new guidelines under the Clean Air Act limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. The move comes in the wake of the federal government’s Third National Climate Assessment, exposing the serious risk climate … [continued]

In The Aftermath Of Earth Day

By Vic Shao Celebrating Earth Day often feels like New Year’s Eve. We all get excited, drink some environmental kool-aid and make pledges like cutting carbon that we subsequently forget until the next Earth Day. But the aftermath of this Earth Day feels a little different. Last month, the Intergovermental Panel on Climate … [continued]