Cutting fossil fuel subsidies, updating building codes, offering electric vehicle ridesharing programs for farm workers, and more. In this show, we talk climate solutions.

A new landmark United Nations climate report concluded that world leaders have just 12 years to fundamentally restructure society, including dramatic changes to the energy system, if we are to avoid the most disastrous impacts of climate change.

That’s not a very sunny outlook — particularly in today’s savagely partisan political landscape. And yet, stakeholders continue to push for climate policy action.

In this episode, we speak to experts at the clean economy group Green for All, the conservative think tank R Street Institute, and the policy firm Energy Innovation about the policies they believe are necessary — and politically feasible — to implement.

Recommended reading:

  • Vox: A Green New Deal Is on the Ballot in Washington State This Year
  • Portland Business Journal: Oregon Cap-and-Trade Backers Eye 2019 After Failed Short-Session Bid
  • Washington Examiner: Confessions of a Former Carbon Tax Skeptic
  • Book: Designing Climate Solutions

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