5 things to look for in the Green New Deal

February 6, 2019 by  
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From job losses to carbon taxes to just what clean energy means, anyway, here’s what to watch in the new policy proposal.

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In India’s fast-growing cities, a grassroots effort to save the trees

February 6, 2019 by  
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Densely populated megacities in the developing world, which are most in need of tree cover, often have the least.

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Gernot Wagner on The Futility of Going Green and the Economics of What Really Matters (Podcast)

October 13, 2011 by  
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If bringing your canvas bags to the grocery store, carpooling, and forgoing double cheeseburgers makes you feel good about yourself, terrific. But don’t expect the planet to notice. What the world needs, says Environmental Defense Fund economist Gernot Wagner in his new book, is for us to put a price on carbon. Then things start to get interesting. After his clever hook is out of the way (Wagner himself is a car-less vegetarian), ” But Will the Planet Notice?: How Smart Economics Can Save the… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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European Union Court Adviser Backs Plan to Include Airlines In Emissions Trading Scheme

October 7, 2011 by  
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Image: xlibber via flickr The airline industry is supposed to join the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)—already a requirement for other heavily polluting industries—in January, but the industry has been fighting the requirement . But the advocate general at the European Court of Justice has issued an opinion in support of the… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Denis Hayes on the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day

April 15, 2010 by  
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When he was just in his mid-20s, Denis Hayes was made national coordinator of the very first Earth Day. That was forty years ago, and a lot has changed. Over his career as a lawyer, technologist, investor, and advocate, Hayes has watched Earth Day become a global phenomenon, aggregating the efforts of myriad causes in many places (occasionally co-opted by corporations).

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Lowering Income Taxes While Raising Pollution Taxes Reaps Great Returns

April 7, 2010 by  
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Lowering income taxes while upping pollution taxes could save Americans a bundle in the long run. Photo: James Jordan via flickr

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David Roberts Redesigns His Neighborhood

April 7, 2010 by  
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Image: David Roberts/Google Maps If I was King…

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Pop!Tech Pop Quiz: Energize Clinton County (Video)

December 17, 2009 by  
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Mark Rembert and Taylor Stuckert returned to their homes in Clinton County, Ohio to find economic devastation. DHL, a mainstay employer of the area, had pulled out, leaving a jobless void

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Interactive Tool Shows Shocking Global Energy Consumption Growth Between 1980 and 2007

December 17, 2009 by  
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Image: CNN Show Me the Data One of the challenges of the modern world is to turn plentiful raw data into useful insights. GapMinder is particularly good at that, but they’re not the only ones working on tools to allow experts and non-experts alike to manipulate and explore data

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Pop!Tech Pop Quiz: Andrew Rasiej of Personal Democracy Forum (Video)

December 16, 2009 by  
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Andrew Rasiej is the man behind Personal Democracy Forum , a website and yearly conference focussed on the way that technology and politics intersect. In front of this kinda eerie painting (his choice), Rasiej takes on our battery of questions on nuclear power, living locally, electric cars, and “letting it mellow.”

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