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Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate

Bruce D. Snyder, MD FAAN, , UCS

Like many others, I have grown ever more concerned about the implications of uncontrolled climate change for public health. Those of us in health care have a special understanding of the suffering and loss that will occur because of our society’s failure to act urgently and decisively to curb the global dependence on fossil fuels. Read more >

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Tips on Climate Responsibility for Peabody Energy as It Teeters on Bankruptcy

, climate accountability campaign manager

According to its regulatory filings, Peabody Energy, the world’s largest investor-owned coal company, is on the verge of bankruptcy. In a carbon-constrained world, what would the reorganized company look like? Read more >

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Five Reasons to Pass the Climate Science Truth and Accountability Act (SB 1161)

, Western states policy manager

The Climate Science Truth and Accountability Act of 2016 (SB 1161) would give explicit authority to public prosecutors in California to take legal action against businesses that have deceived the public about the scientific evidence of climate change over the past 30 years. Read more >

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How the Clean Power Plan Can Accelerate Renewable Energy and Efficiency

, asst director of research & analysis, Clean Energy

New wind and solar development outpaced fossil fuels in 2015 for the second straight year, and both technologies are on track to reach new heights this year. Our new analysis highlights how the Clean Power Plan can help states accelerate this transition. Read more >

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Global Warming is Happening FAST, but is it Causing Extreme Weather Events?

, climate scientist

News broke over the weekend that NASA’s preliminary data indicated that February 2016 set yet another record as the warmest month globally since record-keeping began in the late 1800s. Read more >

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