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Climate Think Tank (3507)

A think tank for anyone to contribute ideas and approaches to climate change. How do we advance positive change?  

Submit ideas using the "Add Post" button at the top, and vote on your peers submissions when assigned.

 

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Does 'Sustainability' Help The Environment Or Just Agriculture's Public Image?
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Big food companies like Walmart want farmers to reduce greenhouse emissions from nitrogen fertilizer. But the best-known program to accomplish this may not be having much effect.

(Image credit: Dan Charles/NPR)

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Trump Administration Dissolves Federal Climate Advisory Committee
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The committee was integral in crafting how the U.S. responds to the greatest threat of our time.
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In Solar Trade Dispute, Will Proposed Tariffs Cost Industry Jobs?
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Testing President Trump's promise to get tough on trade, two U.S. solar panel manufacturers are seeking to impose a tariff on panels made overseas. But many in the industry warn it could cost jobs.

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Scientists Hope To Farm The Biofuel Of The Future In The Pacific Ocean
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International research labs are using seaweed to make biofuel, but little progress has been made in the U.S. Now scientists in California are developing a prototype to enable vast open-ocean farming.

(Image credit: Courtesy of David Ginsburg/Wrigley Institute)

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Chris Christie Leaves A Trumpian Legacy On Climate Change. But It Won’t Last.
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The New Jersey governor spurned climate action as he courted the Kochs. Now even the Republican running to succeed him -- his own deputy -- wants to reverse course.
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Al Gore Calls On Donald Trump To Resign
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The former vice president is urging Trump to step down.
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California went all-in on natural gas. Can it do the same with renewables?
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Noemi Tungui lives in Oxnard, California, the so-called “Strawberry Capital of the World.” But Oxnard’s idyllic branding omits other details of its landscape: power plants, oil wells, and within the city limits, the

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Trump To Scrap Obama-Era Rule To Protect Infrastructure From Climate-Change Flooding
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A Republican congressman from Florida has denounced the move as "irresponsible."
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Popular Pesticides Keep Bumblebees From Laying Eggs
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A new study is adding to evidence that a popular class of pesticides can harm wild bees, like bumblebees.

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California scientists are calling for the largest U.S. investment in climate research in years.
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The sunny state’s been defying the Trump administration’s, er, lax approach to climate action by leading the way on their own since befor...

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