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Courage of Leadership, Alberta's Carbon Pricing Story
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At the time, it seemed unthinkable. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley stood on a stage with oil industry executives and environmental leaders to announce a new climate change policy for Canada’s top oil-producing province, home to the world’s third largest oil reserves. How did they do it?

EarthSayer Rachel Notley
Date 4/17/2017 Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
NYC Carbon Footprint 1.72 tons/second by Carbon Visuals
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NYC carbon footprint: 54,349,650 tons a year = 148,903 tons a day = 6,204 tons an hour = 1.72 tons a second

In 2010 New York City added 54 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (equivalent) to the atmosphere, but that number means little to most people because few of us have a sense of scale for atmospheric pollution.

Carbon Visuals and Environmental Defense Fund make carbon emissions feel a bit more real - the total emissions and the rate of emission. Designed to engage the 'person on the street', this version is exploratory and still work in progress.

Date 11/30/2012 Format Visualization
Length 2:15 Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Trending Story - Social Cost of Carbon V143
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Published on Sep 5, 2016

Trending Story - Social Cost of Carbon V143 

Trending Story, an email by Climate Change Risk expert Dr. Mark Trexler is available through subscription. In this issue he addresses the social cost of carbon. It is an introduction to the Social Cost of Carbon as an environmental issue, and an explanation of how to explore it further in the Climate Web. To jump to that point in the Climate Web referenced in this story please use this link.

EarthSayer Mark Trexler
Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Putting a Social Price on Carbon by Maggie Fox
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The Social Cost of Carbon estimates the monetary damages that result from carbon pollution -- essentially putting a value on the effects of climate change that are already costing us today. Webinar presentation (audio) by Maggie Fox.


The Obama Administration requires agencies to factor in these damages when making new policies. After careful scientific analysis, the current estimate was increased to $37 per metric ton of carbon pollution.

But Big Oil and Big Coal oppose this increase, attempting to reduce the social cost of carbon so that they can continue polluting recklessly.

Read our blog for more updates. ublished on Jan 21, 2014

EarthSayer Maggie Fox
Date unknown Format Webinar
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Justice More Details
The Price of Carbon
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Narrated by Reggie Watts.

We are all paying the price of carbon pollution. It's time to put a price on carbon and make the polluters stop the carbon destruction. Learn more at Climate Reality Project.

Published on Mar 13, 2013

 

EarthSayer Reggie Watts
Date unknown Format Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Clean Energy Leadership, Colorado

Race for American Jobs

Colorado

With a triple bottom line orientation, Ann Livingston discusses a low cost public structure to flow private dollars ($10M so far). Ann is  sustainability coordinator for Boulder County, Colorado.  Other leaders featured include Stacy Barr,  National Program Director, Veterans Green Jobs, Alice Madden, Colorado Climate Chanage Coordinator; Auden Schendler, Director of Sustainability, Aspen Skiing Company; John Powers, Sustainable Colorado; and Ravi Malhorta of iCAST.

EarthSayers Ann Livingston; Alice Madden; Auden Schendler
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
Low Carbon Economy and On Being Sustainable
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Race For American Jobs

New Hamshire

discussion on the advantages of investing, now, in a low carbon economy, a shift in thinking, and to start wit a establishing a price on carbon. In partnership with We Can Lead, BICEP ran the "Race for American Jobs: Clean Energy Leadership", a coast-to-coast virtual race to drive home the economic and job-creation benefits of national climate and energy legislation. The four-week campaign engaged business leaders across the country with events in Oregon, Colorado, Ohio and New Hampshire, before traveling to Washington on March 10. Each event featured a lively panel discussion with large consumer brands and local clean economy entrepreneurs.

Sustainability Clean Tech and Energy, thought leadership, 2010. 

EarthSayers Gary Hirshberg; Michael Skelton; Steve Walker
Date unknown Format Series
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Renewable Energy & The Smart Grid More Details
 

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