Archive for June 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News: Listen to the Scientists on Climate Change

We need to listen to scientists on issue of climate change By Lynn Goldfarb, Guest column POSTED:   06/24/2014 01:00:00 AM MDT In the June 19 “Sound Off” climate scientists are referred to as “global warming fools.” I take this personally because both my daughter and her husband are climate scientists who work with IPCC scientists…

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Think Progress: In Charts, Why A Carbon Tax Would Work

Why A National Carbon Tax Would Be Amazing — In Four Charts BY JEFF SPROSS JUNE 23, 2014 AT 4:09 PM UPDATED: JUNE 23, 2014 AT 4:57 PM Critics of a carbon tax inevitably claim it would kill jobs. But according to a new analysis, even a super-aggressive carbon tax would actually improve the economy, while also massively reducing…

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Clean Technica: REMI Study Shows Job Creation

Study: Carbon Tax Would Create Jobs If Refunded To Households June 22nd, 2014 by James Ayre  While the argument is often (incorrectly) made that the actions needed to adequately address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change are too expensive to realistically be taken, the reality appears to be quite a bit different, as study after study…

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Citizen-Times: Carbon Tax Study Shows Jobs Potential

Studies backing climate mitigation mean more jobs Judy Weiss, Brookline, MA 12:11 a.m. EDT June 22, 2014 Thanks for publishing the recent letter “Climate change could bring jobs to Asheville” (AC-T, June 17) asserting that climate change mitigation would bring jobs via new alternative energy enterprises. Two new studies support that. The first study by…

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The MetroWest Daily News: Take Action on Climate Change

Weiss: Make a hullabaloo about climate Posted Jun. 21, 2014 @ 12:08 am Re: ‘Massachusetts takes the lead’ (June 14) Great editorial! It does feel good to live in a state that leads on important issues. However there is one fine point requiring emphasis. On most important issues, it is enough to just take care…

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Register-Star: Volunteers Lobby for Carbon Tax

Residents to lobby for carbon tax in D.C. Posted: Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:30 am Seven Columbia County volunteer advocates will join 600 other committed citizens in Washington, D.C., this weekend with the objective of delivering this message to Congress next Tuesday: Pass a carbon fee that returns the revenue equally to all American households, and…

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Digital Journal: Over 600 Volunteers Lobby for Carbon Tax

600 Citizen Advocates to Converge on Congress to Lobby for a Carbon Tax   Over 300 Citizens Climate Lobby volunteers gathered on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building during the 2013 lobby day. That number will double this year. Coronado, CA –06/20/2014 — More than 600 volunteer advocates will converge on Washington, DC this weekend with the…

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Cap Times: Congress Should Listen to CCL

Congress should listen to Climate Lobby June 19, 2014 4:55 am  •  CAP TIMES EDITORIAL   The Citizens Climate Lobby recently announced what it calls “a climate change solution” that promises to not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but create millions of jobs. On Sunday, some 700 members of the lobby, including several from Wisconsin, will descend…

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