Blue Ribbon Advisory Council on Climate Change, Report to Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

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The final report from an advisory panel of 15 scientists and industry experts finding that humans are responsible for climate warming and that Utah is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions per capita than the rest of the nation. It makes about 70 recommendations for fighting global warming including: developing significant amounts of renewable energy with incentives and tax credits, encouraging the capture and disposal of carbon dioxide, improving efficiency at power plants, implementing an aggressive mass-transit strategy, and preserving open space and agricultural land and protecting forests. The report, however, does not include specific policy recommendations or rules to implement action.

Creator(s): Utah. Governor's Blue Ribbon Advisory Council on Climate Change
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 2007
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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  • Creation: October 2007
  • Harvested: October 2010
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The final report from an advisory panel of 15 scientists and industry experts finding that humans are responsible for climate warming and that Utah is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions per capita than the rest of the nation. It makes about 70 recommendations for fighting global warming including: developing significant amounts of renewable energy with incentives and tax credits, encouraging the capture and disposal of carbon dioxide, improving efficiency at power plants, implementing an aggressive mass-transit strategy, and preserving open space and agricultural land and protecting forests. The report, however, does not include specific policy recommendations or rules to implement action.

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49 p.:ill.

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Keyword(s): climate change | renewabled energy | greenhouse gases | Environment
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Resource Type: Text
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Access: Public