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Climate Interest, But No Action in the 113th Congress

August 25, 2014 by Jason Ye

Congress and Climate

The 113th Congress is on track to be one of the least productive and most divided in history. No legislation explicitly mentioning climate change has been enacted into law, but more bills and resolutions related to climate change have been introduced in this Congress than in the previous one.[read more]

The Failure of the UK Climate Change Act

August 18, 2014 by Roger Pielke, Jr.
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UK Climate Legislation

The Belgian think tank Bruegel points to data showing that the United Kingdom's GDP has returned to pre-economic crisis levels. This allows us to do a quick and intuitive examination of how much the UK economy has decarbonized over that time period.[read more]

Three 'Next Steps' for California Climate Action

April 7, 2014 by Daniel Kammen
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California Climate Action

Eight years ago California enacted its Global Warming Solutions Act, known as AB32. Since then, an entire network of interacting, mutually-reinforcing legislation has evolved in the state, historic in how the different measures support one another.[read more]