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Rabe: Trump re-election would further marginalize EPA staff

Oct 21, 2020
It would be an “opportunity [for the Trump administration] to consolidate and finalize” deregulatory rules and interpretations now pending at EPA or in the courts, said Barry Rabe during an Oct. 15 Brookings Institution webinar on the election’s...
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Rabe on Biden's appeal to Michigan farmers

Oct 12, 2020
“Climate is a really hard thing to explain, especially when you’re talking about localised impacts," said Rabe. "It’s one thing to talk about wildfires or hurricanes, but hitting plants and agriculture is really significant.” Read the full...
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Rabe on the transition away from coal

Oct 2, 2020
“I’m hard-pressed to think of any state or analyst upbeat about the future of coal,” said Rabe. “Increasingly, the discussion is about how we can navigate a just, humane transition.” Read the full Chicago Tribune article...
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Rabe says climate concerns matter in 2020 vote

Sep 22, 2020
"In ways that we haven't seen before, the climate and environment issues never really go away. It keeps resurfacing in ways that are relatively unique to the last 20 years or so," Rabe told E&E News. Read the full Environment & Energy News...

Public Perceptions of Renewable Energy: How to Constructively Advocate at the Local Level & Helping Communities Set Policies

Mar 10, 2020, 10:30 am-12:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 5240
As demand for renewable energy grows, wind energy and solar energy developers are looking for communities to host these projects.  In this session, Dr. Sarah Mills will talk about what we know about public perceptions of renewable energy in the communities where wind and solar projects are proposed.  She'll draw mostly on her research understanding community reactions to wind energy projects in Michigan, extrapolate what that means for solar energy.  
Ford School