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Every Friday, we round up the week’s most interesting and useful climate stories. Check in to learn about major developments, new findings, and effective solutions for addressing climate change. 

COMMUNICATIONS

An anti-science backlash seems to be rising. The more closely we monitor this trend, the better we can address it.

EPA Chief Pushing Government-Wide Effort to Question Climate Change Science (The Washington Post)

Oh Boy, Florida Residents Can Now Challenge the Science Taught in Public Schools (Mashable)

RESEARCH

Fortunately, climate-related research is clarifying uncertainties and debunking doubts.

2 New Studies Undermine Climate Denial Arguments (Inside Climate News)

The Energy Secretary Is Wrong: The Grid is Ready for Renewables (Yale Climate 360)

ADVOCACY

Wall Street is starting to factor climate into its calculations – and press companies to shrink their footprints.

Exxon Investors Want a Bank-Style Stress Test for Climate Change (Marketplace)

Investors Slowly Start to Push Climate Change Up Their Agenda (Reuters)

SOLUTIONS

Two major auto makers showed their commitment to mass-producing cleaner cars.

Tesla’s First Mass-Market Electric Car, the Model 3, Hits Production This Week  (The New York Times)

Volvo, Betting on Electric, Moves to Phase Out Conventional Engines (The New York Times)

POLITICS

Despite the President’s pro-fossil-fuel agenda, we saw progress on greenhouse-gas reduction and international climate goals.

Court Blocks EPA’s Effort to Suspend Obama-Era Methane Rule (The New York Times)

UN Chief: US May Meet Paris Climate Goals Despite Exit ( via ABC News)

 

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