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California Approves a Wave of Aggressive New Climate Measures – The New York Times

California took some of its most aggressive steps yet to fight global warming as lawmakers passed a flurry of new climate bills late Wednesday, including a record $54 billion in climate spending, a measure to prevent the state’s last nuclear…

Republican Drive to Tilt Courts Against Climate Action Reaches a Crucial Moment – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Within days, the conservative majority on the Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision that could severely limit the federal government’s authority to reduce carbon dioxide from power plants — pollution that is dangerously heating the…

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Governments could become indifferent to climate disaster victims, expert warns

Puerto Rico’s ongoing struggles to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria could be routinely replicated in other places if the climate crisis spurs nationalistic governments to scale back aid to certain disaster victims. That’s a warning from bestselling author…

Greta The Eco-Grouch Has No Patience For Democracy Or Your Lifestyle

The heroine of the environmental movement is on her way. Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish celebrity protester, has finally figured out a way to bring her extremist message to the New World. Thunberg, who has been the focus of adulatory…

US Senate Democrats & Clean Energy Industry Call For Tax Credit Extensions

A group of 20 US Senate Democrats have called for the extension of clean energy tax incentives such as the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), the solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), and the residential renewable energy tax credit, a call which has been applauded and joined by the country’s clean energy associations. 

The Green New Deal debate is in part about the absence of details

Posted on 27 March 2019 by Guest Author This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Bud Ward The ambitious, and some would say wholly unrealistic and impractical, Green New Deal (GND) pending as a non-binding “sense of the Senate”…

McConnell to Put Green New Deal to Test Vote in First of Many Showcases – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, will force Democrats on Tuesday to take a stand on the Green New Deal and its ambitious goal of conquering climate change — after a long windup designed to drive a wedge…

Students globally protest warming, pleading for their future – The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change. From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, angry students in more than 100 countries…

Motivated Or Manipulated? Rise Of Youth Climate Activism Fuels Alarm Over Exploitation

(h/t Alan S.) Kids are fast becoming the face of the climate change movement as teenagers, ‘tweens and even younger children file lawsuits, stage walkouts, and lobby lawmakers. But newly released documents have raised questions about whether the students are…

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