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$20 Million in Climate Grants: Initial Investment in China and Second Round of Grants in India

MacArthur today announced $20 million in grants, including its first grants to support China’s growing leadership on climate solutions by incentivizing a low-carbon economy. Read More
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U.S. Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 80 percent by 2050

A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council demonstrates how the United States could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80 percent from 1990 levels by 2050. Read More
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New Climate Commitment Aimed at Reducing Emission, Encouraging International Leadership and Cooperation

MacArthur today announced $50 million in grants, a down payment on a major new commitment to help curb global climate disruption by significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read More
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State Pathways to a Clean Energy Future

Under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, which sets the first-ever standards limiting carbon pollution from power plants, states can craft their own strategy and set stronger standards that create significant economic benefits. Read More
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Climate Change Could Exacerbate Allergies, Asthma

A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council finds that a warming climate could favor the formation of more ozone smog and production of allergenic pollen, a concern for allergy sufferers and asthmatics. Read More
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Cleaner Energy Can Help Low-Income Americans Reduce Bills

Plans to reduce carbon pollution from electric generating plants will not only provide huge environmental, economic, and health benefits, it can help low- and fixed-income Americans reduce their energy costs an average of eight percent. Read More
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MacArthur Announces More Than $3 Million in Grants to Support Efforts to Enhance Nuclear Security

This latest series of grants will build expertise in framing and analyzing nuclear security policy problems, informing decision-making, and communicating effectively with policymakers and the public. Read More
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