Lawyers Wanted to Help Decarbonize the US Economy

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A curated collection of blog posts from across the web relating to climate change, with new ones added to as important, original articles become available. Contributors include CCR co-founder Mike Shatzkin and experts such as Gordian Raacke, John Englander, Steve Cohen, Richard Heede, Mary Foster Morgan, and Joel Stronberg, as well as friends of CCR such as authors Cyril Christo, Linda Sunshine, Abby Luby, Paige Peterson, and Biddle Duke.

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Lawyers Wanted to Help Decarbonize the US Economy

Lawyers Wanted to Help Decarbonize the US Economy
By 08/26/20
Seventy days from now, the likely future of US climate policy for at least the next decade will be determined. Moreover, what happens in the US won’t stay in the US. Should Trump retain the presidency and the Republicans their Senate majority a rollback of US environmental protections to a…
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I Pledge…with Environmental and Climate Justice for All?

I Pledge…with Environmental and Climate Justice for All?
By 08/16/20
Get in good trouble, necessary trouble, and help redeem the soul of America. — Congressman John Lewis The crises of 2020—the COVID-19 contagion, systemic racism, and a depressive economic downturn—are testing the mettle of American society. Curiously, they are also expediting efforts to address racial injustice and economic, energy, and…
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Sea-Level Rising 2 1/2 times Faster

Sea-Level Rising 2 1/2 times Faster
By 08/03/20
It may seem subtle, but the trending rate of sea-level rise (SLR) is powerful. Looking back over the last century and a half, the rate of sea-level rise has averaged 1.7 mm per year (seven hundredths of an inch) as shown on the green trend line. Starting back in 1880 the records…
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