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Climate

Job Opening: Postdoctoral Researcher – Physical Climate Risk

The Niskanen Center, in conjunction with the Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC), is seeking a postdoctoral researcher and writer to join our growing climate department for a two-year joint position based primarily in Washington, D.C., with opportunities to travel to Wood’s Hole for extended periods to pursue research projects.

December 9, 2019
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Climate

The Green New Deal for Public Housing Act: Expensive Solutions for a Small Part of the Climate Problem

Last month, the first legislative building block of the Green New Deal (GND) was introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Dubbed the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act, the bill aims to retrofit and decarbonize 1.2 million public housing units within the next 10 years. While…

December 9, 2019 • Nader Sobhani
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Commentary
Poverty

Did Treasury Alter the Definition of “Population” for Opportunity Zone Eligibility?

How did affluent neighborhoods in Detroit and LA become Opportunity Zones?

December 6, 2019 • Robert Orr
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Job Opening: Postdoctoral Researcher – Physical Climate Risk
The Green New Deal for Public Housing Act: Expensive Solutions for a Small Part of the Climate Problem
By Nader Sobhani
Did Treasury Alter the Definition of “Population” for Opportunity Zone Eligibility?
By Robert Orr