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Friends of the Earth’s blog is a staff-run blog that provides policy analysis, insight and commentary about the environment and other progressive issues, advances our campaigns, and builds momentum for a healthy and just world.

Will the Kochs #GiveItBack?

Jul. 30, 2014 / Posted by: Lukas Ross / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy

Earlier this month, billionaire siblings Charles and David Koch made it publicly clear that they hate subsidies of all kinds -- even the ones they benefit from as oil producers. Although it is refreshing to hear that even oilmen are now against oi...

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Incorporating the social cost of carbon: A coal mine stopped in its tracks

Jul. 7, 2014 / Posted by: Kate DeAngelis and Marissa Knodel / Categories: Blog, Climate and Energy / Tags: Carbon price, Climate change, Coal, Kate deangelis, Marissa knodel

Last week, a federal district court in Colorado stopped the expansion of a coal mine in the North Fork Valley of western Colorado due to the federal government’s failure to quantify the costs of burning greenhouse gas emissions. The court fo...

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