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Fellow Spotlight: Shane Easter

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Shane Easter first became interested in climate change mitigation solutions while working with Erik Duhaime (2013 Climate CoLab Fellow) to implement a lighting retrofit program for low-income homes in Providence, Rhode Island. Now a 2014 Climate CoLab Fellow in the Buildings contest, Shane has maintained his commitment to residential efficiency and currently works for EcoFactor to […]

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Climate CoLab in the press: Former Reagan official predicts Republican skeptics will be 'mummed' by climate change

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Former Reagan official predicts Republican skeptics will be ‘mummed’ by climate change Evan Lehmann, E&E reporter Published: Monday, July 14, 2014 See original story by ClimateWire at http://www.eenews.net/climatewire/stories/1060002783 Senior GOP statesman George Shultz urged Republicans on Friday to be proactive on climate change, calling it an “obvious risk” to the economy and national security. The former secretary […]

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Webinar Review: How could a national price on carbon be implemented in the United States?

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On Friday July 11th, the Climate CoLab’s Carbon price contest hosted a public webinar on the opportunities and challenges of the U.S. implementing a price on carbon dioxide emissions and other pollution.  Over 250 people registered for this event, from 35 different countries. The webinar featured a lively conversation with the contest Advisors: George P. Shultz, former U.S. […]

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Fellow Spotlight: Simone Targetti Ferri

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Today we feature Climate CoLab Fellow Simone Targetti Ferri after catching up with him about his involvement in the Land Use: Agriculture, Livestock & Forestry contest. In December of 2013, Simone was on the lookout for a new career and in pursuit of fresh and exciting professional endeavors, this focus and zeal for developing solutions to […]

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Webinar: How could a national price on carbon be implemented in the United States?

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Join us for an informational webinar hosted by the MIT Climate CoLab’s Carbon price contest, featuring a conversation with contest Fellows and Advisors: George P. Shultz, former U.S. Secretary of State; Bob Inglis, former U.S. Representative (R-SC) and current Director of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative; and Phil Sharp, former U.S. Representative (D-IN) and current President of […]

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