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House Dems: Climate Change Behind Racial Injustice, Floyd Protests

Democrats’ infatuation with the Climate Change Bogeyman has reached a new low, with the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis (HSCCC) blaming climate change inaction for racial injustice and the George Floyd protests. Yes, really. A recently released HSCCC…

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Stop making sense: why it’s time to get emotional about climate change | Rebecca Huntley

It took me much longer than it should have to realise that educating people about climate change science was not enough. Due perhaps to my personality type (highly rational, don’t talk to me about horoscopes, please) and my background (the…

Enviros Fear Dems’ New Climate Plan Will Kill Endangered Species

Congressional Democrats today unveil a “Climate Crisis Action Plan” similar to the Green New Deal proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez last year, which sounded like a dream to many progressives and climate activists. At the heart of the proposal are…

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RESILIENCE: 50 pages on adaptation. Here’s what Democrats want

The government’s scattershot and sometimes contradictory climate policies have left thousands of communities ill-informed about their risks to rising temperatures, according to a sweeping climate plan released by House Democrats this week.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Democrats drive toward 100% clean cars by 2035

House Democrats want to zero out emissions from all new cars by 2035 — an enormous boon for the climate if the long-term goal is achieved and a significant statement in today’s political environment.

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POLITICS: Enviros, Democrats unite behind a climate plan (mostly)

The massive climate plan released yesterday by House Democrats has done something that seemed unthinkable just a few months ago — it’s bound together Democratic officials and climate activists with a shared purpose that verges on unity.

With US Election Looming, Fracking’s Future In Question

Fracking has become a hot-button issue on the Left, and for a number of reasons. For one thing, it’s good for the American economy, so right off the bat, it’s bad. For another, it has something to do with icky…

Gov. Blackface And The Greening Of Virginia

You’re forgiven for still thinking of Virginia as a conservative state. […] But as a matter of more recent history, between the elections of Dwight Eisenhower in 1952 and Barrack Obama in 2008, Virginia was only won by one Democrat…

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CAMPAIGN 2020: 2 climate hawks face off over N.Y. House seat

A primary race in New York features two Democrats who support the Green New Deal. The challenger, Jamaal Bowman, has criticized his opponent, Rep. Eliot Engel, as not doing enough for the environment.