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Not Again! Climate Litigation Sets Its Sights On Maine

Activist groups involved in promoting and funding climate litigation have arrived in Maine and are discussing the possibility of local leaders filing a lawsuit against energy companies for their production, marketing, sale, and public statements around fossil fuels. In October,…

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…

Drop in pandemic carbon dioxide emissions previews world of electric vehicles

When the San Francisco Bay Area mandated shelter-in-place March 16, it created a natural experiment for UC Berkeley’s Ron Cohen, who had established an inexpensive pollution sensor network in local neighborhoods. The sensors showed carbon dioxide emissions plummeting 25 percent in the subsequent six weeks, mostly because of a 48 percent drop in traffic. Networks like this — soon to be emplaced in Glasgow — can track greenhouse gases and progress toward lowering them, including the impact of electric vehicles.

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COURTS: Big Oil suffers setback in R.I. climate fight

Federal judges said yesterday that Rhode Island’s climate lawsuit can stay in state court, dealing a fresh blow to oil and gas companies entangled in a growing thicket of global warming fights across the country.

John McCormick: Global Warming Solutions Act needs backup – vtdigger.org

Editor’s note: This commentary is by John McCormick, of Bristol, who has a 30-year background working with NGOs in Washington, D.C., where he also volunteered for homelessness organizations. The Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) became law, on Sept. 22, when…

Blaming Trump For Wildfires Is Another California Cop-Out

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is trying to blame anyone and everything for his state’s wildfires except himself, his Democratic party, and the radical green groups that have dictated the California agenda for the past 40 years. At a meeting before…

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Junk Science Founder: Biden Climate Speech A String Of Falsehoods

The founder of JunkScience.com reacted to Joe Biden’s speech on climate change Monday by stating the address “was filled with one falsehood after another.” Steve Milloy said in a statement moments after Biden’s environmental speech that it was “filled with…

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Junk Science Founder: Biden Climate Speech A String Of Falsehoods

The founder of JunkScience.com reacted to Joe Biden’s speech on climate change Monday by stating the address “was filled with one falsehood after another.” Steve Milloy said in a statement moments after Biden’s environmental speech that it was “filled with…

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Is Kamala Harris a reliable climate leader?

Harris, the democratic vice-presidential candidate, expressed support for the Green New Deal, but has represented the establishment wing of the Democratic party throughout her political career