The path to environmental protection runs through the reality of financial feasibility.
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For environmental policy to be effective, it must encourage the transition already underway in many private businesses, focusing on continuous improvement rather than the achievement of symbolic goals, with a broader scope than climate change alone.
To develop a winning strategy promoting environmental protection, we should look at our many success stories and seek to imitate them. Successful policy has been based on widely shared values: we all like to breathe clean air, drink clean water, and live in a place free of toxics.
The purpose of this new report is to provoke and support engagement among policymakers, private firms, and the wider public about the ways that competition policy can support sustainable development.
States have already filed at least 103 bills related to disaster resilience. Columbia Climate School’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness reports on what has been achieved so far.
The Senate has a unique opportunity to transform conservation efforts in the U.S. And with midterm elections coming soon, the clock is ticking.
Environmental justice delayed has long been justice denied, but it is never too late to do better.
Perhaps climate change policy will be a response to our growing experience with extreme weather events.
The path to a circular, renewable resource-based economy will be long and difficult. But I am optimistic that the seeds of change have been planted, and the generation-long process has begun.