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How International Trade Policy Can Boost Climate Action, with Joseph Shapiro

In an increasingly globalized world, trade can have a big impact on carbon emissions. Could a new kind of tariff called a carbon border adjustment mechanism, or C-BAM, transform trade policy into a source of climate progress? Listen to our interview with economist and UC Berkeley professor Joseph Shapiro to learn more about C-BAMs and how the EU is trying to make them a reality.

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What Does Effective Climate Communication Look Like with Dr. Candice Howarth

We’re talking about climate change more than ever before, but these conservations can often leave people feeling scared and hopeless. Dr. Candice Horwath, Senior Policy Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics. and co-Director of the Place-Based Climate Action Network. She says there are better ways to talk about climate change and policy.

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Corporate Climate Policy Advocacy with Bill Weihl

Public policy is an essential element of climate change response. However, to date, big tech has only devoted about 4% of their federal lobbying activity in the US to climate-related policies. Bill Weihl, Executive Director of ClimateVoice, is calling on the big US tech companies to make climate one of their top advocacy priorities and devote one in five of their lobbying dollars to policies that will keep warming below 1.5 degrees.

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