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Haverkamp defends corporate climate pledges

Sep 22, 2021 Marketplace
As more and more corporations commit to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, some are skeptical that these pledges are simply performative. But, Jennifer Haverkamp, professor of practice, says otherwise.  "It’s a very important signal....
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Rabe addresses Illinois ban of fossil fuel electricity

Sep 19, 2021 Chicago Tribune
Illinois is banning coal- and gas-powered electricity by 2045. However, the state isn't outlawing the mining of coal within Illinois.  “It’s one thing to stop importing coal into your state,” Barry Rabe, professor of public policy, said. “It’s...
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Utilities have little financial incentive to plug methane leaks

Mar 1, 2019
ANN ARBOR—Natural gas distribution firms lack incentives to reduce methane leaks, which contribute to climate change, a new University of Michigan study shows. Researchers say by plugging methane leaks, a company can save $5 per 1,000 cubic feet...