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To fix climate, think like a business   
December 12, 2019
Source: Politico - Coordinated by Ceres and its Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP) coalition, the Declaration is framed around a single statement: “Tackling climate change is one of America’s greatest economic...
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Science Group Calls on Congress to Reject Defense Bill   
December 12, 2019
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - Below is a statement by Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists. “If it passes this annual defense bill, Congress will have failed in its fundamental duty to protect the American people. The Fiscal Year...
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Businesses need the certainty that RGGI's renewal provides   
December 12, 2019
Source: The Baltimore Sun - Timberland, a member of Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP) Network, is investing in clean energy because it's good for the economy and their bottom line. "Forward thinking policies like RGGI empower...
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US wind capacity hits 100 gigawatts; Texas is No. 1 wind state   
December 12, 2019
Source: Houston Chronicle - The nation has reached a milestone of 100 gigawatts of installed wind energy capacity, with more than half of that installed in the past seven years, according to the Department of Energy. One gigawatt provides enough power for...
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Auction prices for regional carbon dioxide allowances have increased since the 2017 low   
December 11, 2019
Source: Range - The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is the first mandatory market-based program in the United States intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Regional Greenhouse Gas (RGGI) allowance clearing price (Jan 2008-Dec...
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Sorry, President Trump: Scientist Says Space Force Makes Us Less Safe   
December 11, 2019
Source: The National Interest - In fact, space exploration is NASA’s responsibility. But not everyone is a fan of the space service. Among the critics is Laura Grego, a physicist and senior scientist in the Global Security Program at the Union of...
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Nexant Awarded Climate Registered™ Gold Status, Joining Ranks of US Climate Leaders   
December 11, 2019
Source: YAHOO! - SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexant, a provider of utility services and energy consulting, achieved a Climate Registered™ Gold award by The Climate Registry. Nexant earned this recognition by publicly...
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Daily on Energy, presented by Renew Biodiesel: Democratic AGs tout 300 actions against Trump rollbacks   
December 11, 2019
Source: Washington Examiner - “Without ambitious climate goals, supported by investable policy, climate change as a risk to financial stability will continue to ratchet,” said Emma Herd, chief executive officer for the Investor Group on Climate...
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The OPEC+ Deal Was The First Step To $100 Oil   
December 11, 2019
Source: Oil Price - The price of oil has been trapped in the mid-$50s because of fear:1) Fear that OPEC+ would break ranks and flood the global market with oil. 2) Fear of weaker oil demand thanks to a global recession, which now looks extremely...
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ESG Notebook: 6 Practical Approaches To Increasing Corporate Sustainability   
December 11, 2019
Source: Forbes - With more money available in corporate coffers today than ever before—some U.S. $15 trillion of which is earning nominal to negative returns—it’s my belief that we have an opportunity both to invest in solving for climate change...
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