Thursday, September 28, 2023

Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, youth climate activists arrested at Pelosi’s office demanding Democrats embrace ‘Green...

"Ocasio-Cortez's decision to join the protesters and march on her own House leader sets a tone of urgency and combativeness that is rare on Capitol Hill."

Sunrise Movement: Pelosi’s actions on climate fall woefully & inexcusably short of what we...

"So, essentially, Nancy Pelosi is reviving a 10-year-old committee, the Select Committee for the Climate Crisis, but we find that it’s actually woefully and inexcusably short – falls short of what we need in this moment in terms of climate ambition in this crucial juncture in history."

How young activists turned the old idea of a Green New Deal into a...

The leading force behind this wave of action is an organization called Sunrise Movement, which launched in 2016 with the immediate goal of making ambitious climate action a key issue in last year’s midterm elections.

Giant water battery cuts university’s energy costs by $100 million over next 25 years

“Universities have a very large energy footprint and we wanted to tackle that and reduce that expense.”

How Jeff Sessions profited from introducing a fracking exemption for drinking water rules

It remains to be seen whether Sessions will face questions about his support for the S.724 (“the Halliburton Loophole”) or his Energen stock sell-off.

Judges Nixing Keystone XL South Cases Had Tar Sands-Related Oil Investments

After a U.S. Appeals Court ruled against the Sierra Club's petition for rehearing motion for the southern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL, it was revealed that one of the judges had some stake in the pipeline. Could it be oil investments?

Global sand mining is destroying the planet and costing lives

“The nature of the crisis is we don’t understand this material well enough.”

World unites against Trump on climate

Donald Trump is learning the hard way that he cannot thwart the entire world on climate change and expect to continue with business as usual.

Kochs fund study to kill electric vehicle tax credit via same group that defended...

The aggressive deployment of this NERA study suggests an escalation in the Koch-funded attack on the EV tax credit in the last few weeks of Republican control of both chambers of Congress.

Trump’s push for offshore oil drilling

Offshore oil drilling: regularly disastrous – and unnecessary.