US Climate Politics History Lesson — CleanTech Talk with Nathaniel Rich

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How Market Power Gives Electric Utilities Political Power

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With a market monopoly, utilities have enormous political power to promote or avoid change. In the pathway to 100% renewable energy lie electric utilities.

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Energy politics: Why oil giant BP wants Washington lawmakers to put a price on carbon pollution

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This latest chapter in BP’s political […]. Source: Seattle Times, Hal Bernton and Evan Bush, Jan 19 2020 Declaring that the “findings of climate scientists are real, and the world is on an unsustainable path,” energy giant BP is launching a public relations campaign this weekend to promote putting a price on carbon pollution in Washington state. Industry News Public Policy

Burning Political Questions on the California Wildfires

GreenTechMedia

There was no fire, but the blackout has caused tempers to flare and political tensions to rise. ” Political Climate is recording a live show at UC San Diego on Monday, October 21st. Eventbrite : Political Climate podcast live show.

Political Freelance Writing Jobs

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Does Climate Make Good Political TV?

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We’re joined by Dr. Leah Stokes , an assistant professor of political science at the University of California Santa Barbara, who watched and analyzed all seven hours closely. We’ve gone from drought to flood.

Did Climate Strikes and the UN Summit Influence American Politics?

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In this week’s episode of Political Climate we discuss takeaways from the Climate Strikes and UN climate summit, and how these events influenced U.S. politics. Millions of young people took to the streets last month to demand governments take bolder action on climate.

Inside the Koch Industrial Empire and Political Machine

GreenTechMedia

It got us thinking about them too — not just their role in politics, but about the company they built. The way the Kochs have secretly built their industrial empire tells us a lot about their approach to conservative politics. Last month, industrial tycoon David Koch passed away.

Political and business leaders meet to agree new action for tackling air pollution

Envirotec Magazine

The International Clean Air summit has been convened by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and UK100, a group of 95 mayors and local authorities.

Fossil Fuel Powered Politics Driving Trump's War with Nature

Green Market Oracle

We live in an era of fossil fuel powered politics where a corrupt cabal of politicians and industry steal from the public till in plain sight. It is criminal that the fossil fuel industry buys politicians and political outcomes.

Fight or switch? How the low-carbon transition is disrupting fossil fuel politics

GreenBiz

Global fossil fuel and overall energy consumption are still rising. But the new focus on them shows that the end is near. Energy & Climate oil

From green-minded business owners to political activists: an industry shift in the Midwest 2019 Regional Solar Policy Report

Solar Power World

Many Midwest… The post From green-minded business owners to political activists: an industry shift in the Midwest <br><span style='color:#404040;font-weight:600;font-size:15px;'>2019 Regional Solar Policy Report</span> appeared first on Solar Power World.

Australia’s Hellish Start to 2020: The Impact of Bushfires on the Grid and Politics of Oz

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This week on The Energy Gang , a look at the bushfires in Australia — their impact to the country, to the grid, and to politics of climate. Are the proposed changes to PURPA a thoughtful response to market conditions and cheap renewables, or a political play?

Party politics is putting net zero at risk

Business Green

Net zero means separating climate action from traditional Left / Right priorities, writes Ed Birkett

We need to end the cozy political consensus around new nuclear

Business Green

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley argues the latest cost upgrades for Hinkley Point should trigger a serious re-think about the UK's new nuclear plans

Fight or Switch? How the Low-carbon Transition Is Disrupting Fossil Fuel Politics

DeSmogBlog

As a scholar who focuses on the politics of energy and the environment , I see growing anxiety among corporate elites. Read time: 6 mins By Cara Daggett , Virginia Tech.

Youth Activism & the Shifting of Climate Change Politics Around the World

Defend Our Future

In August 2018, Thunberg, fifteen at the time and frustrated by the Swedish government’s lack of political willingness to tackle climate change, stationed herself outside the Swedish parliament with her homemade sign that read “School Strike for Climate.”

Japan Touts Its Environmental Policies And Political Stability In Its Hunt To Attract 21st Century Companies

Forbes Green Tech

Tokyo is on the hunt for 21st Century businesses using environmental, social and governance principles as a means to get them there. First up: FinTech companies

Facebook Gives Congress The Finger, & Will Continue To Publish Lies

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Facebook has announced that it will continue to publish political ads, even if they contain obvious lies. Media Policy & Politics elizabeth warren Facebook Google Joe Biden Mark Zuckerberg political ads Ron Leathern twitter

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Rachel Maddow’s New Book on Russia, Oil, and Politics Accidentally Had Perfect Timing With Trump Impeachment Inquiry

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 4 mins As public hearings in the Trump impeachment inquiry headed into their second week, one of the nation’s top political cable news hosts was connecting the dots between the rise of authoritarianism, challenges to democracy, and the corrupting power of the oil and gas industry. “

Political uncertainty poses obstacle to UN's global goals, businesses say

Eco-Business

Only one in five chief executives thinks business is playing a critical role in the wide-ranging development goals

Business and political leaders demand action on air pollution at London summit

Business Green

Joint declaration calls for more state support to catalyse the switch to active travel, public transport, and zero emission vehicles

Political heat is on for 2020 climate deadline after lukewarm Madrid talks

Eco-Business

Britain faces political heavy-lifting to make a success of next year's make-or-break summit in Scotland, analysts warn

How the Political Right Uses Fossil Fuels to Galvanize Opposition to Climate Action

Green Market Oracle

It is widely understood that in the main, conservative far-right political movements support fossil fuels and oppose the veracity of climate change and climate action. French right wing political leaders have seized on Macron's climate leadership to galvanize opposition to climate action.

Four questions answered on the US leaving the Paris Climate Agreement

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Paris Agreement Policy & Politics Policy & PoliticsOne question — what does the U.S. exit mean for curbing climate change?

How to assess candidates’ decarbonization and climate resilience plans

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Climate Change decarbonization Policy & Politics Policy & Politics resilienceLook for three overarching attributes, says a Nobel-winning scientist.

Elon Musk’s Long-Standing Support of Basic Income (& Thus Support of Andrew Yang)

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The message for political leaders is clear - the time for action is now

Business Green

The next government must start delivering climate policies on the ground to ensure the UK hits net zero, argues Energy Networks Association chief executive David Smith

'Borrow to invest': Greens' manifesto vow to put Green New Deal at heart of UK politics

Business Green

Party unveils plans for 10 new Bills that aim to put UK on track for net zero emissions by 2030

Fight or switch? How the low-carbon transition is disrupting fossil fuel politics

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How the low-carbon transition is disrupting fossil fuel politics. Global fossil fuel and overall energy consumption are still rising. But the new focus on them shows that the end is near. Read more: Fight or switch? Business Green alternative protein and-overall companies-work fossil-fuel nfl printing-and produce-meat research-labs same shows-how social responsibility the-new

Market-based policies work to fight climate change, from India to Jamaica

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Carbon Policy Policy & Politics Policy & PoliticsConservatives in more right-leaning countries are fighting climate change, too.

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A new decade demands new leadership in climate policy advocacy

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Climate Change GreenBiz 20 Policy & Politics Policy & PoliticsOnly public policy can deliver the speed and scale of emissions reductions needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change.

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Trump Takes His War On “The Swamp” To New Levels With NEPA Roll Back

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Policy & Politics environmental law National Environmental Policy ActTrump is gloating about gutting environmental regulations, a decision that has business leaders cheering.

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Sunrise Movement Goes Viral Without Twitter Ads, Yet Still Influences National Narrative

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How did a movement of youth spread the word about the climate crisis so quickly without resorting to social media political ads. Fossil Fuels Green Economy Policy & Politics Activism Divestment IPCC Sunrise Movement

'It is a very exciting industry to be in': Lord Barker on UK politics, Russia and net zero aluminium

Business Green

Conservative peer and former Climate Change Minister is now on a mission to decarbonise the global aluminium sector at Russian giant EN

How Oakland's environmental justice movement transformed California's regulatory culture of climate change

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Books Climate Justice Policy & Politics Policy & Politics GreenBiz ReadsLocal groups have engaged with regulators, legislators and other experts to drive impact.

How 2019 laid the groundwork for change in the chemical industry

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Advanced Materials Chemicals & Toxics Policy & Politics EPAThere's a movement to regulate toxics such as Chlorpyrifos and PFAS.

The World’s Oceans Are Poised To Unleash “Misery On A Global Scale”

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Climate Change Policy & Politics Science fossil fuels economic costs oceans and crysphere Paris agreementWhat will the world's governments do as the oceans around us rise.

Trump’s Fuel Economy Plan Will Cost Americans Almost Half A Trillion Dollars

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Cars Clean Transport Fossil Fuels Policy & Politics Andrew Wheeler economic impact of lower fuel economy standards EPA fuel economy standardsTrump's rollback of fuel economy standards could cost Americans nearly half a trillion dollars by 2050 says Energy Innovation.

Survey Says Clean Energy Policy Is Important Across Party Lines

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Clean Power Policy & Politics Solar Energy Wind Energy Conservative Energy Network energy security Public Opinion StrategiesClean energy policy is emerging as an issue that appeals to Republican, Democratic, and Independent voters in the.

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