Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tag: Biden administration.

‘America the beautiful’: Biden administration aims to protect 30% of US...

“This is a critical opportunity for Americans to come together to build a new, more inclusive model of conservation to save nature, and ultimately ourselves,” said one advocate.

Biden plans to cut U.S. climate pollution in half by 2030

“We cannot preach temperance from a barstool and not pay our fair share when approximately 40% of all the excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is red, white and blue.”

Civil rights groups urge Biden administration to cancel $50,000 in student...

“The $1.7 trillion student loan crisis is crushing individuals, families, and our economy, and the weight of this burden is disproportionately borne by women and Black and Latino borrowers.”

Federal court ends Trump effort to open 128 million acres of...

“As the Biden administration considers its next steps, it should build on these foundations, end fossil fuel leasing on public lands and waters, and embrace a clean energy future.”

International law uncanceled

The Biden administration lifted sanctions against the International Criminal Court. It's not enough.

‘Revolutionary moment’: Biden White House announces major boost for offshore wind

“As our country faces the interlocking challenges of a global pandemic, economic downturn, racial injustice, and the climate crisis, we must transition to a brighter future for everyone.”

Painting the world green

How committed is the Biden administration to reshaping U.S. foreign policy to save the planet?

Nearly 800 organizations and individuals in the United States demand the...

“President Biden claims to care about racial equity but his actions in Haiti show the emptiness of that rhetoric.”

President-elect Joe Biden appoints his environmental team

“Folks, we're in a crisis. We literally have no time to waste...”

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‘Bewitched, bothered and bewildered’ embody splintered, bickering Republicans – and no fix in sight

Demoting Liz Cheney doubles down on Rightwing Lie (after the “stolen” election): without Trump, the party is dead meat. Polling strongly disagrees.

Tell Congress to pass a bold plan within the infrastructure bill that supports electric...

It's time Congress makes firm commitments and landmark policies to have pollution-free transportation nationwide.

What America can learn from China – Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

Alabama police officer convicted of murdering suicidal man

“An innocent man was murdered. He called for help, and he got Ben Darby.”

How upskilling America will rebuild the middle class

Providing workers with a pathway for that upskilling will be essential to meeting the nation’s infrastructure needs.