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Momentum Builds in California to Hold Fossil Fuel Companies Accountable for Climate Science Misinformation

, Western states policy manager

Two key developments in the last month signal that momentum is truly building to bring attention—and accountability—to the fossil fuel industry for having misled consumers and the broader public about the risks of global warming. Read more >

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Farewell to Edward L. Miles (1939-2016): Friend, Colleague, Force for Science-based Policy

, director of science & policy

I was saddened this week to learn of the passing of the remarkable Ed Miles, who died on May 7 at his home in Seattle, Washington. Read more >

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Soils to Reverse Climate Change: What Do We Know about “Carbon Farming” Practices?

, Kendall Science Fellow

“Carbon farming,” in my world as a scientist who studies soils and crop production, seems to be all the rage these days in the media. The idea is to build up carbon in soil while drawing down carbon in the atmosphere through improved soil management. Read more >

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The Devastating Fort McMurray Wildfire and What It Means for 2016 Wildfire Season

, lead economist and climate policy manager

The 2016 wildfire season is just getting underway and, sadly, we are already seeing a repeat of many of the tragedies of other recent fires seasons. Read more >

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Scientists, Legal Scholars Brief State Prosecutors on Fossil Fuel Companies’ Climate Accountability

, director of science & policy

The meeting provided senior staff from state attorneys general offices in nearly a dozen states with an opportunity to hear from leading climate scientists, legal scholars, historians, and other experts on topics including climate attribution research, lessons from tobacco litigation, and the potential role of state consumer protection laws. Read more >

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