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Net-zero emissions could triple U.S. energy jobs by 2050

Decarbonizing the U.S. economy will be a massive jobs engine, according to a new study. But the benefits won’t be automatic, highlighting the need for strong public policy to make sure energy workers get a fair deal.

When disaster strikes, is climate change to blame?

When disaster strikes, is climate change to blame?

Scientists are specifying how much damage climate change is adding to extreme weather events, potentially influencing court cases, insurance claims and public policy.

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Youth reimagine solutions for housing, water and more

The Vancouver Foundation’s Level Youth Policy Program puts a young, Indigenous, racialized and migrant lens on public policy making.
Daniel S. Greenberg, science journalist and iconoclast, dies at 88
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Daniel S. Greenberg, science journalist and iconoclast, dies at 88

He challenged peers who acted as “cheerleaders” for science, and influenced government science policy with a Washington-based newsletter.
Coronavirus stimulus plans are an opportunity for bold climate action, experts say
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Coronavirus stimulus plans are an opportunity for bold climate action, experts say

Governments and financial institutions should incorporate climate change action into their COVID-19 economic recovery plans, said the head of the International Energy Agency, Fatih Birol.

Clean Water Act dramatically cut pollution in U.S. waterways
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Clean Water Act dramatically cut pollution in U.S. waterways

The 1972 Clean Water Act has driven significant improvements in U.S. water quality, according to the first comprehensive study of water pollution over the past several decades, by researchers at UC Berkeley and Iowa State University.

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