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State of the Union: President Obama’s trade deal would undercut income inequality reductions, while doubling down on climate inaction

Jan. 20, 2015 / Posted by: EA Dyson / Categories: Climate and Energy, Economics for the Earth, News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During his 2015 State of the Union Address, President Obama set forth a broad spectrum of initiatives on issues ranging from economics and education to competitiveness and the environment. Friends of the Earth President Er...

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Changing the climate at the COP

Dec. 22, 2014 / Posted by: Karen Orenstein / Categories: Blog, Economics for the Earth

This year’s annual UN climate summit, known as the Conference of Parties or COP, has drawn to a close in Lima, Peru. In a disgraceful outcome predictable enough to be called a pattern, the COP once again failed to deliver what climate scienc...

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