• Duke Employee Solar Discount Pilot Program

    The Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative is implementing a pilot program to see how residential solar can provide social and economic benefits to the surrounding Triangle-area communities while also providing emission reductions to help Duke University become climate neutral by 2024.

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  • October 22 Forum: Leadership in a Time of Rapid Change

    The Nicholas Institute will host a daylong forum—in honor of its 10th anniversary—to assess how we can harness big data, cutting-edge technologies, and adaptation research to create scientific, interdisciplinary approaches to accelerating changes in the world.

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  • Study on Clean Power Plan Looks at Options for States

    With the right policy choices, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan can be flexible and cost-effective for states, according to a new study by the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions. The working paper outlines the tradeoffs of three policy options. 

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  • Celebrating 10 Years of Environmental Policy Impact

    Tim Profeta announces Nicholas Institute retrospective: Ten Years of Environmental Policy Impact

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  • Innovating for a Sustainable and Resilient Water Future

    A new report from the Nicholas Institute and the Aspen Institute identifies five near-term priorities to address the need for infrastructure upgrades and resilience building in U.S. water systems given climate change, population growth, new contaminants, and financial constraints.

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  • The Clean Power Plan: Implications of Three Compliance Decisions for U.S. States

    The proposed Clean Power Plan gives U.S. states flexibility in how they attain state-level carbon dioxide emissions rate goals from existing power... Read More
  • Assessing Impacts of the Clean Power Plan on Southeast States

    The proposed Clean Power Plan gives U.S. states flexibility in how they attain state-level carbon dioxide emissions rate goals from existing power... Read More
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  • Galik to Discuss the Future of Environmental Resource Management on 90.7 FM

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  • States Could Slash Clean Power Plan Costs with Mass-Based Standards, Regional Plans -- Study ($)

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  • Inequality and the Economic Analysis of Climate Change Schedule

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  • World Oceans Day 2015 Celebration

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    Organizations Develop Tools to Help States Comply with EPA’s Clean Power Plan
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    States Challenge Clean Power Plan, Report Finds Health Benefits

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