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UM Climate Action Plan Update

Wonder what happened to that Climate Action Plan the University of Montana is supposedly committed to? Yeah, President Dennison signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment back in… 388 more words

Climate Action Plan

Our Atmospheric Commons Doesn't Have to Be a Tragedy

Worldwide annual CO2 emissions are about 35 billion tons and rising.  So what difference does it make if I ride my bike to work every day to avoid 5 tons of emissions this year, or if decide not to make that family trip to Hawaii because of the 20 tons of CO2 it will emit?  1,188 more words

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Manufacturers Target Supply Chain Emissions

As leading corporations respond to increasing customer, investor and community pressures to reduce environmental impacts, it is becoming clear that the biggest impacts occur outside their control but within their influence along the value chain. 499 more words

Transport

Consumer Education Key to Climate Policy Progress

Getting consumers to accept personal responsibility for their carbon usage is a critical step in building a durable political coalition to address climate change.  Consumers who are concerned about their personal CO2 emissions are likely not only to reduce their emissions, they are much more likely to strongly back carbon taxes and other climate-friendly legislation. 396 more words

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Can Carbon Offsets Make A Comeback

Carbon offsets allow users of carbon to “offset” their carbon use by funding projects which reduce an equal or greater amount of carbon emissions elsewhere. For example, a person who flies from Seattle to New York and back emits about 7,000 pounds of… 685 more words

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