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James A. Fay, at 91; MIT professor and former Massport chairman   
June 12, 2015
- The Boston Globe - Dr. Fay, a mechanical engineering professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who helped launch the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî, died of lymphoma June 2 in Kaplan Family...
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Countries Start to Engage on Paris Package, but Need to Pick Up Pace   
June 12, 2015
- Union of Concerned Scientists - Below are statements by Alden Meyer, director of strategy and policy for the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS), who has been an active observer at the international climate change...
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Analysts: Key to Climate Deal Lies Outside the U.N. Arena   
June 12, 2015
- Naharnet - Alden Meyer, a veteran observer with the U.S.-based îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî, pointed to about a dozen meetings in the coming months offering chances of leapfrogging the labyrinthine processes of the...
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Daily Briefing | Bonn meeting ends with last-minute compromise on Paris climate text   
June 12, 2015
- The Carbon Brief - Set to meet a 5% cut on 2005 levels by 2020, a report by îRepuTexî found that the country is using erroneously high forecasts and "pocketing the difference". Responding to Climate Change Climate...
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Congress, Pay Attention to This Carbon Tax Bill   
June 12, 2015
Source: Bloomberg - The challenge to prevent climate change is daunting for its scale. How can society change human behavior widely enough to stop the accumulation of atmosphere-warming gases -- without swelling the government or ruining the economy?
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Here’s exactly what the US needs to do to fix its energy problem   
June 12, 2015
Source: Busines Insider - A new study published in the journal Energy and Environmental Science might have found a solution. Researchers have a plan to get all 50 states operating on 100% renewable energy by 2050.
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Inaction on climate change now will cost us all in the future: UN labour chief   
June 12, 2015
- New Kerala - The head of the îInternational Labour Organizationî on Thursday opened a summit meeting devoted to tackling climate change as a unique opportunity for job creation and economic growth, saying that up to...
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EPA considers regulating emissions by airliners   
June 12, 2015
Source: Philly.com - WASHINGTON - The Obama administration proposed Wednesday to regulate aircraft emissions in much the same way as power plants, saying they are a threat to human health because they contain pollutants that help cause global...
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CDSB Launches Framework for Natural Capital Reporting   
June 11, 2015
- Environmental Leader - The îClimate Disclosure Standards Boardî has launched a framework for reporting natural capital and environmental information in mainstream corporate reports for the benefit of investors. The...
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Study Claims Australia Overstating Greenhouse Gas Forecasts, Making Targets A Piece Of Cake   
June 11, 2015
- pedestrian.tv - In a report published by îReputexî, its authors claim Australia has approached climate change policy, and their impending emissions reduction promise for 2020, in a similar vein to a used-car salesman:...
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