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Conservatives more likely to support climate policy if they report harm due to extreme weather – Phys.Org

Conservatives more likely to support climate policy if they report harm due to extreme weather  Phys.Org

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With A Bernie Sanders Candidacy, Clean Energy Technology Is Central To Policy Discussions

Bernie SandersWith a Sanders presidential candidacy, clean energy issues take center stage

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Climate Policy In 2018 Centers On IPCC Warning & Continued Global Growth

As the year draws to a close it is only natural to look back at what has been, and forward at what might be. This is doubly important for the global clean energy industry and the policies which support its efforts to combat climate change and enact the core target of the Paris Climate Agreement. 

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Indonesia’s explosive IUU policy is working, new report says – SeafoodSource (blog)


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Indonesia's explosive IUU policy is working, new report says
SeafoodSource (blog)
Starting in 2014, Indonesia implemented a set of controversial policies aimed at reducing IUU fishing, especially by foreign vessels. As a result, Indonesian fisheries authorities have sunk 318 illegal fishing boats, roughly 300 of which were foreign

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Want To Regain Democracy? Talk *Politics* & *Policy*

If you are watching the attacks on US democracy closely, it’s a bit shocking. Basic elements of the US Constitution and a functional democracy are attacked on a daily basis. There are attacks on an independent judicial systems, attacks on independent media (which is essential to provide societal checks on political power — Thomas Jefferson said it was more critical than government itself), attacks on individuals who express different viewpoints, and attacks on free speech and the idea of discussion at all
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Outdated UK Onshore Wind Policy Could Cost £1 Billion

uk wind power onshoreAn unwritten UK Government promise of “no subsidies” for onshore wind is blocking potential development of the cheapest form of new electricity generation and could end up costing more than £1 billion over the next four to five years relative to other technologies. 

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How climate policy can mitigate extreme weather’s economic toll – Environmental Defense Fund (blog)


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How climate policy can mitigate extreme weather's economic toll
Environmental Defense Fund (blog)
Harvey and Irma have brought front and center the high costs of extreme weather-related disasters. While the damage is still being assessed, Harvey's could cost as much as $ 200 billion, making it the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history
UAE Press: Extreme weather must spur fight against climate changeMENAFN.COM

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“Towns Driving State Policy:” New London Aims to Ban Fracking Waste

One by one, Connecticut municipalities are sending a message to state and federal legislators: no to local fracking waste disposal. Following the lead of municipalities across four counties beginning with Washington and most recently including Middletown …
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G20 Balks At Ending The “Dumbest Policy” Of All, Fossil Fuel Subsidies

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Originally published on RenewEconomy. The G20 meeting in China may have been notable for the decision by both China and the US – the two biggest carbon emitters on the planet – to ratify the Paris climate treaty, an initiative that will almost certainly see the deal come into force by 2017, three years earlier [&hellip

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US Wind Industry Installed 3,600 MW So Far This Year, Still Faces Policy Uncertainty

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The US wind energy industry installed over 1,600 MW in the third quarter, and nearly 3,600 MW for the whole year, but still faces policy uncertainty. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) published its US Wind Industry Third Quarter 2015 Market Report on Thursday, highlighting the more than 1,600 MW of new wind energy capacity that has [&hellip

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