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Scott administration floats a court challenge to the Global Warming Solutions Act – vtdigger.org

Secretary of Administration Susanne Young is the chair of the new Vermont Climate Council, but says the Scott administration is considering a legal challenge to the Global Warming Solutions Act, the law that established the council. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger…

U.S. Exits Paris Climate Accord After Trump Stalls Global Warming Action for Four Years – Scientific American

The U.S.’s exit from the historic 2015 Paris climate agreement takes effect today, capping four years of President Donald Trump aggressively rolling back the Obama administration’s climate-change-mitigation policies. The acceleration of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions on Trump’s watch has…

Presidential Climate Policy Report Card: Obama, Trump, & Biden — A CleanTechnica Exclusive

The climate action report card is much better for Obama/Biden and Biden/Harris than for Trump/Pence, which is unsurprising given President Trump’s rhetoric on the subject. The Obama/Biden administration could have done much more, and while a Biden/Harris administration would be much stronger on climate change action than the Trump Administration, it too has more work to do to get to a truly effective climate action plan

Senate overrides veto of Global Warming Solutions Act, making it law – vtdigger.org

751 Shares Gov. Phil Scott and Senate President Pro Tem John Rodgers of Essex/Orleans — voted to affirm the governor’s veto, while the rest of the upper chamber voted to override it. While the legislation sets up new emissions reduction…

House overrides Scott’s veto of Global Warming Solutions Act – vtdigger.org

659 Shares Gov. Phil Scott speaks with state Rep. Laura Sibilia, I-Dover, at center, and Meg Streeter of the Windham Regional Commission. Sibilia led the House effort to override Scott’s veto of the Global Warming Solutions Act. Photo by Jim…

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Swallowing The Green Manifesto Leaves A Nasty Taste

Only 8% of the Irish public believe that tackling climate change should be the next government’s top priority, according to the results of an MRBI opinion poll published last week. This low percentage didn’t stop Fine Gael and Fianna Fail…

John McClaughry: The final push for the Global Warming Solutions Act – Bennington Banner

By John McClaughry It’s crunch time for the Climate Action Network’s most urgently sought legislation: the Global Warming Solutions Act. The House passed this bill (H.688) – that I earlier described as the “worst democracy-shredding bill of the past 50…