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New infrastructure deal must focus on climate, activists say – Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Climate activists and their Democratic allies in Congress are pressing with renewed urgency for huge investments to slow global warming, after a bipartisan infrastructure plan cut out some of President Joe Biden’s key climate initiatives. Supporters say…

Some Climate Activists Say We Should Worry Only About People, Not Polar Bears. Do We Have to Choose? – Sierra Magazine

Have you noticed that the polar bear has become persona non grata among some of the climate movement’s most influential voices? Take, for example, Gina McCarthy, the most powerful climate change official in the United States after President Joe Biden. As she…

Bankers, Insurers, And Activists Assaulting Our Freedoms

Oil giant ExxonMobil’s 12-member board of directors reportedly has two new members who are climate activists backed by investor “Engine 1.” Under the headline, “Shareholders tell Exxon to eat sh*t,” G/O Media and Earther “reporter” Molly Taft gleefully ends paragraph…

Turning a corner on addressing climate change — but is it enough? – The Seattle Times

I don’t mean to rain emissions on the parade of good climate-crisis news, but all is not as it appears. The big news stateside was ExxonMobil shareholders voting, against management, to seat at least three directors nominated by a small…

Biden’s Latest Climate Order Will Undermine America’s Financial Stability

Late last month, President Joe Biden issued yet another executive order related to fighting climate change that will effectively conscript the U.S. financial sector into the climate war. This executive order sets out to effectively transform the nation’s energy sector…

Biden Aims to End Arctic Drilling. A Trump-Era Law Could Foil His Plans.

WASHINGTON — President Biden may be forced to hold a new lease sale for oil drilling in the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, despite his vows to slash fossil fuel pollution and his action this week to suspend Arctic drilling…

Making Way for Wildlife

By Catrin Einhorn I was mesmerized by the trail cam footage that popped up in my internet searches, often shared by state agencies on social media. One wild creature after another plodded, scuttled, trotted or galloped over bridges and through…

As Gas Prices Skyrocket, Biden Freezes ANWR Oil-And-Gas Leases

The Interior Department announced Tuesday the suspension of all Arctic National Wildlife Refuge leases pending an environmental analysis, shutting down one of the Trump administration’s landmark energy initiatives. The order by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland freezes the 10-year leases on…

Biden Suspends Drilling Leases in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Conservative groups contend that Mr. Biden’s suspension of the leases may be illegal. “The government cannot enter into a contract to take over $14 million and then invalidate the contract without cause,” said Devin Watkins, an attorney for the Competitive…

Biden Admin Defends Massive Trump-era Drilling Project in Alaska – New York Magazine

Muskox grazing in the National Petroleum Reserve in northwest Alaska. Photo: Universal Images Group via Getty So far in his administration, President Joe Biden’s greatest steps toward serious emissions reductions have been aspirational, including his pledge in April at a…

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