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Disrupting the energy system: How clusters of innovations can accelerate the low-carbon energy transition
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Disrupting the energy system: How clusters of innovations can accelerate the low-carbon energy transition
CSSN Scholar Christina E. Hoicka's research on how to score the uptake of climate innovation is featured by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Washington will become second US state to adopt cap-and-trade Law. But what happens next really matters
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Washington will become second US state to adopt cap-and-trade law. But what happens next really matters
Regulatory decisions will have a large role determining the impact of Washington state's new cap-and-trade law, writes CSSN Scholar Joshua A. Basseches.
Republicans’ climate credibility hit by make-believe ‘war on burgers’ claim
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Republicans’ climate credibility hit by make-believe ‘war on burgers’ claim
CSSN Director of Research Robert Brulle comments on the dated conservative talking points used against climate action in The Guardian.
Biden’s Climate Opportunity in Latin America
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Biden’s Climate Opportunity in Latin America
Latin America’s governments need to align their rebuilding strategies with their commitments under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, writes CSSN Scholar Guy Edwards with Benjamin N. Gedan.
What obstruction to Biden's climate initiative will look like
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What obstruction to Biden’s climate initiative will look like
In an opinion piece in The Hill, CSSN Executive Director Timmons Roberts and CSSN Director of Research Robert Brulle write on the tactics climate action opponents will use to obstruct Biden's climate plan.
So what has the rest of the world promised to do about climate change?
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So what has the rest of the world promised to do about climate change?
CSSN Scholar Jessica F. Green quoted in The Guardian on the limitations of carbon pricing, and what measures are needed to address climate change.
Climate manipulation? Not all 'solutions' should be advanced
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Climate manipulation? Not all ‘solutions’ should be advanced
An opinion article in The Hill by CSSN Scholars Jennie Stephens and Kevin Surprise tackles the dangers of solar geoengineering research.
‘No action on anything’: Australia increasingly isolated as US and others ramp up climate ambition
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‘No action on anything’: Australia increasingly isolated as US and others ramp up climate ambition
CSSN Scholar Christian Downie was quoted in the The Guardian on the need for Australia to shift its climate and energy priorities.
Global Climate Policy Reboot: Launching a US-Canada Fossil Fuel Phase Out
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Global Climate Policy Reboot: Launching a US-Canada Fossil Fuel Phase Out
CSSN Scholars Noel Healy and Angela Carter, along with Truzaar Dordi, argue that continued oil and gas expansion contradicts the United States' and Canada's climate commitments in an opinion piece in Common Dreams.
Does responsible climate leadership include research into solar geoengineering?
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Does responsible climate leadership include research into solar geoengineering?
CSSN Scholar Duncan McLaren writes on the unknown consequences of solar geoengineering and the need for careful governance.
The U.S. Is One Step Closer to Establishing a Research Program to Block the Sun
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The U.S. Is One Step Closer to Establishing a Research Program to Block the Sun
CSSN Scholars Kevin Surprise and Prakash Kashwan were quoted in Earther speaking about the recent National Academies report on solar geoengineering.
Should We Block the Sun? Scientists Say the Time Has Come to Study It. - Image of volcanic ash
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Should We Block the Sun? Scientists Say the Time Has Come to Study It.
Read CSSN scholars Prakash Kashwan and Jennie C Stephens ' critical take on new geoengineering research in the New York Times.
Ad Agencies Step Away From Oil and Gas in Echo of Cigarette Exodus
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Ad Agencies Step Away From Oil and Gas in Echo of Cigarette Exodus
NY Times coverage of ad agencies away from oil and gas clients highlights a new report by CSSN Director of Research Bob Brulle, CSSN Scholar Melissa Aronczyk, and CSSN Scholar Jason Carmichael.
The Texas Crisis Could Become Everyone's Crisis - Image of Dallas Snowstorm
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The Texas Crisis Could Become Everyone’s Crisis
Will the energy crisis in Texas become the new normal? CSSN Scholar Leah Stokes tackles the question in an interview with the New York Times.
Sign reads "CO2 TAX" in front of smokestack
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The Petroleum Industry May Want a Carbon Tax, but Biden and Congressional Republicans are Not Necessarily Fans
CSSN scholar Matto Mildenberger weighs in on the political feasibility of carbon taxes in an article by Inside Climate News.