What California can teach D.C. about climate change policy

February 26, 2013 by  
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Clean-tech jobs are growing faster than other sectors of the economy as a result of California's climate change laws.

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Obama Caves, Abandons Proposal to Improve National Air Quality

September 2, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Señor Codo via Fotopedia/ CC BY-SA 3.0 Congressional Republicans have been complaining relentlessly (and rather baselessly) that tightening smog standards, as Obama’s EPA has sought to do, would cripple the economy. Studies have indicated that those improved anti-air pollution standards would have saved tens of thousands of lives every year, and prevented innumerable cases of lung disease, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses. However, Obama… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Yes! California Conservation Corps Puts Iraq & Afghanistan Vets to Work in US Parks

September 2, 2011 by  
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Image: Wikimedia Commons Earlier this summer, we asked ” Could FDR’s New Deal Conservation Program Get us Out of Debt? ” The post looked at the history of putting the unemployed to work doing land management projects, which are good for the environment and puts money into the economy. This week, The

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Adidas Joins Nike, Puma in Banning Hazardous Chemicals

September 2, 2011 by  
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Image: Kick Photo via flickr Adidas is now joining Nike and Puma in pledging to detox its supply chain, following pressure from Greenpeace . As a result of the group’s

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Timberland Cuts GHGs 38%, Falls Short on Aggressive Goal

April 13, 2011 by  
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Record temperatures and an increase in business travel as the economy recovered crimped the outdoor gear company’s plans to halve its 2006 carbon footprint by 2010.

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What Poses the Biggest Sustainability Challenge to Your Company in 2011?

December 28, 2010 by  
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Is it the economy, consumer trends and something else? GreenBiz.com asked business executives what they view as the greatest challenge for their companies in the coming year.

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Surprise: California Climate Law Won’t Devastate the Economy!

March 25, 2010 by  
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Photo via NY Times Perhaps the most frequent argument we hear against any energy reform that would require pricing carbon is this: It would cripple the economy. It would devastate the economy. You know, that sort of thing

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Every Tree Cut in B.C. to be Replaced… Except Those Cut for Commercial Logging

March 25, 2010 by  
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Not actually a truck from B.C., but hey, they all look pretty similar. Photo: Flickr , CC Well, a Win is a Win The government of British Columbia is introducing a new anti-deforestation piece of legislation, and at first glance it’s very interesting, but sadly, it has an exception about as big as the province.

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Americans’ Interest in Green Sags During Downturn

November 17, 2009 by  
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The latest Green Confidence Index shows a dip in consumer commitment to buying green as more individuals tell Obama to "focus on the economy first."

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NRDC Leader Says The Time is Now to Act on Climate

November 12, 2009 by  
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Frances Beinecke’s new book — a straightforward, easy-to-read argument — attempts to connect the climate issue to everyday concerns like jobs, the economy and national security.

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