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Advocacy and policy

January 2012

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Published on January 18, 2012 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Advocacy and policy

President Obama’s We Can’t Waitstrategy is all about leveraging Executive Branch opportunities the Administration can take - without Congressional approval - to boost the economy, spur job creation and make America more competitive.

For the sake of all Americans...

Published on January 17, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy

Climate policy wonks are used to reading leaked draft text in advance of international negotiations. However, the 19 page draft text for the upcoming United Nations Convention on Sustainable Development Rio+20 Conference is unique...

Published on January 12, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy

As the dust settles after the COP17 Climate Talks in Durban, a sigh of relief is released. The mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol have survived to see a second commitment period.

The mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol—the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM),...

Published on January 10, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy

The author of an article posted yesterday on CNN couldn’t be further embedded in the spin zone he arguably says he’s trying to debunk. In his opening line, the author, Steve Hargreaves, wrote, “The tactic du jour for environmentalists trying to...

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