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Carbon Tax: The Low Oil Price Opportunity
Carbon taxes constitute a widely discussed policy tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and slowing humanity’s headlong rush toward catastrophic climate change. Taxing energy from fossil fuels makes that energy more expensive, thereby making renewable energy comparatively cheaper. There are...
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Really Cold and Really Scared: Some Stories Are Not Meant For Children
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Another Green Victory: Copenhagen Set to Divest from All Fossil Fuels
"Copenhagen is at the forefront of the world’s big cities in the green transition...Therefore it seems totally inappropriate for the city to still be investing in oil, coal and gas."
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Landmark Deal to Protect Canadian Rainforest Called a 'Gift to the World'
"From conflict to collaboration, we now celebrate the protection of areas of cultural and ecological importance while ensuring economic opportunities for the communities exist long into the future."
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Iowa 2016: What Will We Do With People Like Me?
It all seems an unlikely scenario. It also seems unlikely that a person such as me will have a piece published on Monday morning, February 1, 2016 . I don't hold the sway or nearly the level of expertise that so many, many others do in the political world. It also seems such a pivotal time for the...
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Hillary’s Corporate Democrats Taking Down Bernie Sanders
Before announcing for President in the Democratic Primaries, Bernie Sanders told the people he would not run as an Independent and be like Nader—invoking the politically-bigoted words “being a spoiler.” Well, the spoiled corporate Democrats in Congress and their consultants are mounting a “stop...
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There Is No Future With Occupation
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Teacher Suspended for Showing Students Footage of Animal Abuse: What Should Have Happened Instead
Michael Fields, a science teacher in the Au Gres school system in Arenac County, Michigan, recently showed his fifth grade students an undercover video produced by Mercy for Animals (MFA). Depicting horrific cruelty toward pigs and piglets in a facility providing meat for Tyson Foods, the video...
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We Failed in Flint. Here’s How to Avoid Making the Same Mistakes in Climate Policy
When it comes to our global climate, we all live in Flint.
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Let’s Ask Obama to Give This Speech Next
It's time for the president to make federal contractors disclose their political spending.
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