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India’s Outsized Coal Plans Would Wipe Out Paris Climate Goals

India will not be able to meet its Paris climate agreement commitments in the coming years if it carries through with plans to construct nearly 370 coal-fired power plants, according to University of California, Irvine and CoalSwarm researchers.

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Trump-Era Government Shutdown Surreal Repeat of Carter-Era Standoff

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Political Left, Right Similarly Motivated to Avoid Rival Views

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A new report from social psychologists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Winnipeg suggests people on both sides of the political aisle are similarly motivated to dismiss monetary enticements in order to distance themselves from hearing or reading opposing ideals and information.

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Trump Wall with Mexico Provides Illusion of a Solution

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Experts Able to Comment on Report Finding U.S. Anti-Semitic Incidents Have Spiked 87%

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Citizens Can Productively Change Politics by Taking the Law to Court

When public goods like clean water, air, and health care compete with funding for particular districts, citizen lawsuits can tilt the legislative process toward a middle ground.

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French Election: First Round Out of the Way, Second Round Will Be a Yawner

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Most New to Medicaid Have No Other Option if Affordable Care Act Repealed

Almost everyone covered through Ohio’s Medicaid expansion would have no other viable insurance option should the Affordable Care Act be repealed, a new study has found.

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Study: Medicare Recipients Who Utilize Rehabilitation Services Report Major Functional Improvements

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A new study showing significant patient-reported functional improvement among Medicare recipients who utilize rehabilitation services offers hope for America’s 65-and-older set, which is expected to double by 2050. That’s assuming Medicare – the nation’s largest federal health insurance program for seniors – survives recent talk of its demise.

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Experts Examine Flint Water Tragedy, US Infrastructure Crisis

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During Darden's Net Impact Week, Professor Peter Debaere with CEO Ruffner Page (MBA ’86) and others lead a discussion on Flint: Two Years Later







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