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The Color of Carbon: How the EPA Clean Power Rule Could Help Communities of Color

(3) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 10:14 AM

The EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan drew praise from environmental advocates who have long hoped that Washington would finally take action to limit greenhouse gas emissions and address the threat of climate change. Criticism, perhaps predictably, came from a combination of climate change deniers, coal-reliant communities worried about potential...

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Make a Mess, Clean It Up

(1) Comments | Posted September 29, 2010 | 10:34 AM

If a company makes a mess, it should be responsible for cleaning it up. And if that mess has long-term impacts on the economy, the environment and public health, then the company has a responsibility to invest in the recovery effort. It's the right -- and fair -- thing to...

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Who Loses if California's Climate Law is Halted?

(23) Comments | Posted April 14, 2010 | 3:35 PM

No doubt you've heard the warnings -- the melting ice caps and rising sea levels, the extinct polar bears and extreme weather conditions. From pop culture movies like The Day After Tomorrow, to the tireless work of advocates like Al Gore, the discussion around climate change has often focused on...

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The Climate Gap: Is Federal Climate Policy Doing Enough to Narrow the Disparities for People of Color and the Poor?

(26) Comments | Posted May 30, 2009 | 10:48 AM

Most scientists agree, and most Americans now concur, that climate change is real and could pose devastating consequences for our nation and our children's future. Last week, our research team released a report revealing an equally real and urgent problem: the "Climate Gap" -- the often hidden and unequal harm...

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