Tag Archives: Climate Change Mitigation

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The Clean Power Plan is on life support, but screw it, let’s create one for transportation

Last week, the EPA held a lengthy, contentious public hearing on its proposal to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP) in Charleston, West Virginia. President Obama’s signature policy proposal to… Read more »

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Actually, fuel economy standards are a great way to tackle carbon emissions

It feels like it’s been ages since I wrote a post taking down something that someone else has written. I get the impression that is what people enjoy on the World… Read more »

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SB 310 makes it far harder for Ohio to comply with the Clean Power Plan

Last Monday, President Obama stood at the podium in the East Room of the White House to announce “the single most important step America has ever taken in the fight… Read more »

Climate change will lead to more deadly traffic accidents

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In recent years, there has been a considerable amount of attention paid to transportation issues in climate change circles. This makes sense, given that the transportation sector is the second… Read more »

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Condoms are key for promoting responsible consumption

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At first blush, the idea that one action to reduce conspicuous consumption could bring about a sustainable future seems far-fetched. Sustainability is all-encompassing. There is no silver bullet; we need… Read more »

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How focusing on climate could make us miss the forest for the trees

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If you haven’t read my last post on why we need to integrate climate change into disaster risk reduction, read that first. I’ll wait. And, while you’re at it, read… Read more »