Posts Tagged ‘ climate ’

Climate Marchers Hope to Pressure World Leaders to Combat Global Warming

Sep 20th, 2014 | By

Connecticut is expected to be well-represented at Sunday’s People’s Climate March in New York City. Organizers say this will be the largest climate change protest in history. Connecticut labor unions, along with environmental, peace, and faith-based groups, will join over 1,400 groups nationwide in the march. It’s estimated that at least 1,000 people from Connecticut

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Connecticut officials hail carbon regulations as ‘overdue’

Jun 4th, 2014 | By

Connecticut and other states in the Northeast are leading the nation in reducing carbon emissions, but a national strategy is needed, he added. Initiatives include funding for energy savings programs, increases in renewable power and support for electric vehicles, among others.

Pay Now or Pay More Later

Apr 18th, 2014 | By

Economics is largely just organized common sense, and it doesn’t get much more common sense than benefit-cost analysis. Want to decide whether to buy that apple, make that investment or pass that clean air rule? Tally up the benefits. Tally up the costs. If benefits outweigh costs, do it.