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California Extends Bipartisan Carbon Cap and Trade

Republished from triplepundit.com By Leon Kaye On Monday night, the California Legislature passed AB-398, which extends the state’s cap-and-trade climate law to 2030. The bill passed both houses easily, though largely along party lines. Nevertheless, AB-398 had considerable bipartisan support compared to other bills debated and

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Book Review: The Circular Economy: A Wealth of Flows, by Ken Webster

Republished from circulareconomyclub.com By Hella Lynggaard Ken Webster, the author of “The Circular Economy: A Wealth of Flows”, has worked with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation since January 2010. He has a background in economics education and environmental issues. Webster calls himself a generalist and emphasises how everything

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How Climate Change will Transform Business and the Workforce

Republished from bbc.com By Amanda Ruggeri When we think of climate change, most of us think of environmental consequences like rising sea levels, elevated temperatures and melting glaciers. In some parts of the world, like south Florida or the mountains of Switzerland, those shifts already are affecting daily life.

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Climate Change Will Hit the Poorest the Hardest in the U.S.

Republished from climatecentral.org By Brian Kahn Union County is tucked in northern Florida, half an hour north of Gainesville and an hour west of Jacksonville. It’s Florida’s smallest county, a mostly unremarkable landlocked stretch of pine forest interspersed with lakes. More than 15,000 people call it

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1 in 5 people could be a refugee by 2100

Republished from futurity.org By Blaine Friedlander-Cornell In the year 2100, 2 billion people—about one-fifth of the world’s population—could become refugees due to rising ocean levels. Those who once lived on coastlines will face displacement and resettlement bottlenecks as they seek habitable places inland. “We’re going to

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