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The Warming Center takes on Jack Frost | Life | register-herald.com – Beckley Register-Herald

Many non-profit organizations want to wait on global warming to keep warm the most vulnerable in their communities.  Not the United Way of Southern West Virginia; they realize that we have individuals in our community that are exposed to this…

Why is the U.S. so bad at passing climate policy? It’s by design. – Grist

A Democratic president was in the White House. The Democratic Party held a majority of seats in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. But a single senator — a moderate Democrat from West Virginia — blocked the White…

Sen. Manchin Kills Biden Agenda Again: BBB Is ‘Deader Than Ever’

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) has once again killed President Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda, telling reporters on Tuesday that it’s deader than ever. While the establishment media reported Sunday from two confirmed sources that Manchin was resuming negotiations on Biden’s $1.9…

Biden ‘Over-Promised and Under-Delivered’ on Climate. Now, Trouble Looms in 2022. – The New York Times

But cracks in Mr. Biden’s agenda quickly appeared. In June, a federal judge in Louisiana sided with Republican attorneys general from 13 states who argued that Mr. Biden lacked the legal authority to pause new oil and gas leases. As…

Did We Just Blow Our Last, Best Chance to Tackle Climate Change? – TIME

In mid-2020, after the pandemic had settled in, I wrote in a TIME cover story that the stars had aligned to make 2020 and 2021 the “last, best chance” to keep the world from experiencing the worst impacts of climate…

Rep. Jayapal: Biden Should Use Executive Fiat To Pass ‘Build Back Better’

Far-Left “Squad” member and Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal [pictured] told the Biden administration to use executive authority to circumvent Congress and deliver President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda, as his $2 trillion social spending plan is expected to fail…

Sen. Manchin Does Right: Build Back Better Is Dead — For Now

The proponents of the socialistic Build Back Better legislation, which was the centerpiece of President Biden’s legislative agenda, were (and remain) apoplectic over U.S. Senator Joe Manchin’s refusal to support its passage. Sen. Manchin did the right thing for the right reasons – which…

View from Away: Climate change is ravaging the planet. We have to act. – Press Herald

This is not a hopeful moment for the fight against climate change. Over the summer, when the world was beset by record-breaking heat waves, flooding and wildfires, and humankind could see firsthand the terrible toll of a warming planet, it…

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH Climate Expert Chip Fletcher – Honolulu Civil Beat

Editor’s note: The Civil Beat Editorial Board and reporters spoke with Chip Fletcher, associate dean for academic affairs at the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii Manoa. He is also chairman of Honolulu’s Climate…

Manchin’s strategy isn’t climate denial — it’s craftier – E&E News

Sen. Joe Manchin isn’t a climate denier — at least not in the traditional sense. He doesn’t deny the existence of human-caused climate change. Yet when the West Virginia Democrat announced last weekend that he won’t support President Biden’s signature…

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