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  • We Will Pay to Help Poor Nations Deal With Climate Change Now – or Later

    We Will Pay to Help Poor Nations Deal With Climate Change Now – or Later

    REUTERS 10/11/21 By Michael Shank and US Congresswoman Yvette Clarke U.S. Representative Yvette Clarke of New York is a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and a leader in the tech policy space as co-chair of the Smart Cities Caucus. Michael Shank is communications director for the […]

  • Extreme Weather, Global Changes Violate our Property Rights

    Extreme Weather, Global Changes Violate our Property Rights

    VTDIGGER 10/01/21 By Michael Shank and US Congressman Raul Grijalva This commentary is by U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, and Michael Shank of Montpelier, communications director for Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and an adjunct faculty member at New York University’s Center for Global […]

  • Holding the Federal Government Accountable for the Harmful Impacts of Climate Change

    Holding the Federal Government Accountable for the Harmful Impacts of Climate Change

    THE HILL 09/29/21 By Michael Shank and US Congressman Raul Grijalva No matter your politics, you’re seeing the harmful impacts of climate change and continued reliance on fossil fuels all around you. Just this summer, we’ve seen the surface of the ocean on fire in the Gulf of Mexico, record-setting […]

  • Climate Culpability

    Climate Culpability

    RUTLAND HERALD 09/28/21 TIMES ARGUS 09/28/21 By Michael Shank and US Congressman Raul Grijalva No matter your politics, you’re seeing the harmful impacts of climate change and continued reliance on fossil fuels all around you. Just this summer, we’ve seen the surface of the ocean on fire in the Gulf […]

  • Climate Change Threatens Americans’ Rights to Life, Liberty and Property

    Climate Change Threatens Americans’ Rights to Life, Liberty and Property

    REUTERS 08/24/21 By Michael Shank and US Congressman Raul Grijalva Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) is chair of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee. Michael Shank is communications director for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and adjunct faculty at NYU’s Center for Global Affairs. No matter your politics, you’re seeing the harmful impacts […]