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How forest thinning waste could fund California wildfire prevention

Reducing catastrophic wildfire is one of the state’s most challenging climate problems. A recent study by researchers at UCLA and the University of Chicago found that wildfire carbon emissions from the 2020 fire season alone were more than double the amount of overall emissions reduced in California from 2003 to 2019.  The state set a goal of treating 1 […]

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Quants, Carbon, and Climate Change

The center-left mindset of favoring quantitative analysis and just-so mathematical solutions is particularly myopic when it comes to fossil fuel pollution. The Revolving Door Project, a Prospect partner, scrutinizes the executive branch and presidential power. Follow them at therevolvingdoorproject.org. It’s been a bad few weeks for the sort of opinionated center-left pundit who prides themselves on data-driven, hyper-quantitative […]

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From the farm: A blown engine with cattle aboard

Energy from the sun is a key part of the renewable energy mix but some think solar farms should not be built on farmland, BBC Politics East reports. Recently the then Prime Minister Liz Truss suggested agricultural land used for food should not be used for solar power. But environmentalists have told the BBC that […]

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