Episode 242: Responsible mining, the politics of clean energy

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Episode 242: Responsible mining, the politics of clean energy. Policy & Politics. Heather Clancy. Fri, 10/23/2020 - 02:00. Week in Review. Stories discussed this week (7:25). Microsoft, Tiffany help carve out new responsible mining standard. Green 2.0:

As Big Oil Declines, Bill McKibben Says, “So Will Its Political Power”

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Climate Change Fossil Fuels Policy & Politics Bill McKibben Conference of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol COVID-19What recent events make Big Oil's dominance seem a thing of the past.

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Why We Fight: Political & Economic Power Belong In Your Hands

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Tale Of Two Countries: The Increasing Political Divide In US & Canada

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Climate Change Communication Across Political Canyons — CleanTech Talk Podcast

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and CleanTechnica contributor, sits down to talk with Ed Dolan, economist, writer, and Senior Fellow at the Niskanen Center, about climate change communication and action across political divides. Air Quality Cap And Trade Carbon Pricing Carbon Tax CleanTechnica CleanTechnica Exclusive Climate Change Fossil Fuels Green Economy Health Interviews Media Policy & Politics Research Cleantech Talk Ed Dolan Libertarians podcasts

US Climate Politics History Lesson — CleanTech Talk with Nathaniel Rich

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The Politics Of A Green New Deal (VIDEO)

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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. Since the time of electrification until the 1990s, every electric utility was a monopoly -- it owned everything to deliver electricity from the power plants (and sometimes even the coal mines) to the transmission lines to the substations to the distribution lines to the meter on your home or business.

Pipelines & Politics In The US: The Latest Developments

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Pipelines are in the news. The US Supreme Court will decide whether the Atlantic Coast Pipeline can cross the Appalachian Trail, while a pipeline across upstate New York has been cancelled. Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Appalachian Trail Atlantic Coast Pipeline Constitution Pipieline Natural gas US Forest Service US Park Service US Supreme Court

Yikes — One Of My Favorite Political Commenters Bombs On 21st Century Energy

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UK Regulator Accused of Playing Politics Over ‘Perverse’ Price Controls

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Ofgem denies that political considerations are at play in the debate. Two types of politics at work. RIIO-2 is not happening in a political vacuum. The debate over the next round of price controls for U.K. transmission companies was always going to be a heated one.

Green Republican Trammell S. Crow on Reshaping US Politics to Solve Climate Change

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There is a lot of money in American politics. In light of these growing dollar figures, a group of billionaire donors from across the political spectrum say they’re laying down arms and joining forces to transform politics and tackle critical issues, such as climate change.

Burning Political Questions on the California Wildfires

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There was no fire, but the blackout has caused tempers to flare and political tensions to rise. We discuss on this week’s episode of Political Climate with Michael Wara, director of the Climate and Energy Policy Program at Stanford University and a member of California's Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery (starts 17:00). ” Political Climate is recording a live show at UC San Diego on Monday, October 21st.

Political Freelance Writing Jobs

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

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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

Are Progressive Climate Policies a Political Poison Pill?

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On this week's episode of Political Climate , we discuss how data is helping decode where the American public stands on progressive issues with Julian Brave NoiseCat, vice president of policy and strategy at the left-wing think tank Data for Progress. Political Climate is produced in partnership with the USC Schwarzenegger Institute. Listen and subscribe to Political Climate on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Play or wherever you get podcasts

Can we stop stupid politics from ruining carbon farming?

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But there’s still reason for caution: Politics has a way of distorting science. I suspect this overstatement has less to do with misunderstanding the science, and more to do with what inevitably happens to communication of the science when it enters the arms race of political rhetoric,” Bomford said. This story was originally published by Grist with the headline Can we stop stupid politics from ruining carbon farming?

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

Three major U.S. companies agree to disclose political spending

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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. Political Climate is produced in partnership with the USC Schwarzenegger Institute, and thanks to invaluable support from producer Victoria Simon. Subscribe to the Political Climate podcast via Apple Podcasts , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Podcasts , Overcast or any of these other services

Policies for building back better are ‘a matter of political will’: UN chief economist

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Most resources are still flowing into unsustainable activities because of inertia, the way risk is assessed, and ‘debilitating’ uncertainty over what sustainable investment is, said UN assistant secretary-general Elliott Harris

Inside the Koch Industrial Empire and Political Machine

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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. ” With David and Charles Koch back in the public spotlight, we’re talking with Christopher about their business practices, libertarian philosophies, and influence on politics. Last month, industrial tycoon David Koch passed away.

British Columbians of all political stripes want a cleaner economy. Parties are missing an opportunity

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It’s similarly surprising because public opinion points to climate action as a political winner. It’s a political one. The post British Columbians of all political stripes want a cleaner economy.

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

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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.

Political 'retreat' on climate action harms all nations, says UN climate chief

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Helping poorer nations develop cleanly and adapt to climate threats is 'not charity but a global act of self-interest', says Patricia Espinosa

Net Zero Festival: The political case for net zero

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VIDEO: Green Alliance executive director Shaun Spiers argues that while climate action has broken into the political mainstream, many politicians have yet to fully comprehend the scale of the net zero challenge ahead.

In B.C., support for climate action cuts across political lines. Here’s why

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And the answer doesn’t look a whole lot different from any particular political vantage point. support for climate action cuts across political lines. You might be tempted to think that amid an unparalleled pandemic, an economic crisis, and an unseasonably cool summer in B.C., climate action would not be a priority for British Columbians. You might also think that opinions on the aforementioned would be highly partisan. If you thought those things, you would be wrong.

Renewable Energy Enjoys Broad Support Across All Political Groups

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A recent survey finds broad support across all political parties for clean energy, but the Trump maladministration is excluding the industry from economic stimulus packages. Clean Power Solar Energy Wind Energy Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Clean Energy Forward coronavirus stimulus

Politics and You !

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Key players in California energy politics. Successes that have inspired women to get involved in politics. Mary Hughes , a longtime political strategist, is president of Hughes & Co., a strategic communications and political consulting firm in Palo Alto. She graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations and has a Master’s in Public Administration from University of Southern California.

Louisiana’s Amendment 5 Wants To Exempt Big Oil From Paying Property Taxes Forever While Making Taxpayers Foot The Bill

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Politics Of Coronavirus, Climate, & Commercial Real Estate – Part 1/2

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BA Joint Major in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Political Science

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The University of Northern British Columbia is offering a joint bachelor degree in environmental and sustainability studies and political science. The joint major explores environmental issues and the world of politics.

Whistleblowers Fired, VP Resigns: Amazon's Looming Political Problems

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Amazon understands consumer needs probably better than any other company. But it is failing to appreciate stakeholder expectations about climate protection and fair treatment of employees. The firing of whistleblowers may compromise its social license to operate. Green Tech /green-tech Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech

Episode 242: Responsible mining, the politics of clean energy

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Solar Power = “Cheapest Electricity In History”

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