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Canadian Court Rules Trudeau’s Carbon Tax Constitutional

A Canadian court ruled on Friday that a federal carbon-pricing plan does not violate the constitution, marking a victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over one of his trademark policies ahead of the October national election. In a 3-2 decision,…

Getting Real on Meeting Paris Climate Change Commitments – International Monetary Fund

By Christine Lagarde and Vitor Gaspar Español, Português Climate change is the great existential challenge of our times. It is a challenge that spans all regions, with especially severe consequences for low-income countries. Without mitigating actions, global temperatures are projected to…

In a Switch, Some Republicans Start Citing Climate Change as Driving Their Policies – The New York Times

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — When John Barrasso, a Republican from oil and uranium-rich Wyoming who has spent years blocking climate change legislation, introduced a bill this year…

Beto Unveils First Policy Proposal: A $5 Trillion Climate Change Plan

Beto O’Rourke, the former congressman and failed Senate candidate jockeying for position in the crowded “straight white male” lane of the Democratic presidential primary, has finally unveiled a policy proposal. The candidate published on his campaign website Monday an ambitious…

POLITICS: Climate advocacy pops up in unlikely place: Rotary Clubs – E&E News

Over the course of its 114-year history, Rotary International has racked up its fair share of karma points. The service club was instrumental in the decadeslong effort to all but eradicate polio from the world, and the group’s 1.2 million…

‘It’s a national emergency’: Global warming should be top issue for federal election, advocates say – TheSpec.com

OTTAWA — A large group of Canadian climate scientists, environment advocates, business owners and corporate executives want global warming to be the No. 1 issue for voters this fall, including problems and solutions beyond the federal carbon tax. A hundred…

CBS News Continues Their 49-Year History Of Earth Day Hysterics

CBS used Earth Day 2019 to hype higher taxes as a way of fighting global warming. The entire second hour of This Morning was devoted to climate change and the environment. On the same show, current co-host Gayle King proudly…

These grandparents are dropping everything to fight climate change – USA TODAY

CLOSE You might call them senior climate commandos. Each is over 60 –— some well over –— an age not generally thought of as being consumed by activism. Joseph Cress, USA TODAY For Charlene Lange, the breaking point came on her…