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1.  Americans are convinced climate action is unpopular. They’re very, very wrong.  

2022-08-29


Grist
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Support for climate policies is double what most people think, a new study found.

2.  Climate activists warn 'we're all doomed' after New York State Assembly Speaker tables clean energy bill  

2022-06-07


Alternet.org
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A major renewable energy bill never got a vote before the New York State Assembly's session ended early Saturday, leading its supporters and political observers to call out the Democratic speaker and cast doubt on the party's commitment to climate action on a national scale.Noting that it only take...

3.  Want to Elect Climate Champions? Here’s How to Tell Who’s Really Serious About Climate Change  

2022-04-21


Inside Climate News
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For U.S. voters who care deeply about climate change, the 2022 elections are about more than control of Congress and leadership of most states. The results will, in a real sense, determine whether the U.S. can fulfill its pledge to be a leader in the drive to stave off the most catastrophic consequence...

4.  Climate Change Is Also a Major Casualty of the War in Ukraine  

2022-04-18


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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The Russian invasion of Ukraine raises the question, again, why the world fails repeatedly to sets its priorities in the right order.

5.  Trump-appointed judge blocks Biden administration climate metric  

2022-02-12


The Guardian
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Judge bars higher cost estimate which puts a dollar value on damages caused by additional greenhouse gases emittedA Trump-appointed federal judge has blocked the Biden administration’s attempt to put greater emphasis on potential damage from greenhouse gas emissions when creating rules for pollutin...

6.  Only 3.7% Of Global Leaders Are Optimistic About The Future (& They're Almost All Terrified Of 'Climate')  

2022-02-05


ZeroHedge News
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Only 3.7% Of Global Leaders Are Optimistic About The Future (& They're Almost All Terrified Of 'Climate') Since the start of the global pandemic, we’ve been navigating through tumultuous waters, and this year is expected to be as unpredictable as ever. In the latest annual edition of the Global Risk...

7.  Five Climate Moves by the Biden Administration You May Have Missed  

2022-01-01


Inside Climate News
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President Joe Biden’s first year in office, which began with the launch of the most ambitious climate action plan of any administration, ended with its derailment due to harsh political reality. Up against a Senate that gives outsized power to members from sparsely populated states who are allied wit...

8.  Activists Say Biden 'Bamboozled' by Big Oil as Crude Export Ban Is Off Table  

2021-12-14


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“But justice is coming and it's coming soon. Our movement will force this administration to make a choice: the people or fossil fuels.”

9.  Biden Continues Drilling Boom on Public Lands Despite Campaign Pledge, Analysis Shows  

2021-12-06


Common Dreams
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“The reality is that in the battle between the oil industry and Biden, the industry is winning.”

10.  Interior’s new oil and gas leasing plan sidesteps climate action  

2021-12-03


Grist
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The report leaves the door open for new leases on public land. What does that mean for the West?

11.  Since Congress Lifted Crude Export Ban in 2015, US Has Dropped 'Climate Bomb' on World  

2021-12-01


Common Dreams
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Oil and gas exports from the Gulf Coast have surged by nearly 600%, and fossil fuel production in the Permian Basin has grown by 135%.

12.  Dem Lawmakers, Climate Groups Urge Biden Administration to Support Kids Climate Case  

2021-11-18


Common Dreams
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t's time our federal government finally aligns its actions on climate change with its rhetoric, and takes the bold action necessary to avert climate catastrophe.

13.  Gulf oil spill and COREXIT  

2021-11-18


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The gulf oil spill's destruction was equally matched by the use of the coagulant of COREXIT.Ban Off Shore drilling for oil.Ban the use of COREXIT.

14.  'Lighting the fuse on a massive carbon bomb': Biden rebuked on eve of drilling lease sale  

2021-11-18


Alternet.org
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Climate and environmental campaigners on Tuesday took President Joe Biden to task on the eve of his administration's scheduled oil and gas drilling auction of 80 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico—a move that comes just days after the U.S. leader pleaded for “every nation to do its part” to comba...

15.  400+ arrested as climate activists hold week of action in Washington DC  

2021-10-16


News To Share
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Among the major issues President Biden campaigned on and garnered support ahead of the election was cutting America’s reliance on fossil fuels and gearing toward ...

16.  Joe Manchin: who gave you authority to decide the fate of the planet? | Daniel Sherrell  

2021-11-01


The Guardian
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My rage against the senator might consume me if I couldn’t set it down hereLate in the evening on Friday 15 October an alert appeared on my phone that seemed at last to portend the end of the world. Two weeks before the UN climate summit in Glasgow – a make-or-break moment for American leadership an...

17.  Q&A: A Republican Congressman Hopes to Spread a New GOP Engagement on Climate from Washington, D.C. to Glasgow  

2021-10-29


Inside Climate News
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The founder of a new Conservative Climate Caucus is part of a Republican delegation headed to the international climate talks in Glasgow next week. Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) said his party should have a seat at the table when climate change is being discussed at home and abroad. Republicans, includin...

19.  People Vs. Fossil Fuels: Nearly 400 People Arrested Outside White House  

2021-10-14


Popular Resistance
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Washington, D.C. — Demonstrators returned to the White House on Wednesday morning for the third day of the “People vs. Fossil Fuels” mobilization, keeping up the pressure on President Biden to declare a climate emergency and stop all new fossil fuel projects. Under a giant banner that read “Biden: Ou...

20.  Summits target, and equip, youths to confront climate their way  

2021-03-17


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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A solid report on how to assist young people in finding their own direction on climate change and what it can accomplish. But only relevant if you are interested in this topic.

21.  (PDF) Capitalism and Climate Change: The Science and Politics of Global Warming  

2021-05-02


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The climate crisis is the greatest threat humanity has ever faced. Climate change threatens not only global civilization, but the very survival of... | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate

22.  Germany's more ambitious climate goals pressure industry to clean up.  

2021-05-13


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The German government is proposing reducing emissions by 65% by 2030, and going Carbon neutral by 2045.

23.  The Joe Manchin climate doctrine  

2021-09-21


Heated
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The climate plan he creates will be exactly what the fossil fuel industry paid for.

24.  U.S bans imports of solar panel material from Chinese company over Xinjiang forced labor  

2021-06-24


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How about if we ban imports of oil drilling equipment, rather than solar panel materials.

25.  EPA Data Kept Secret Under Trump Shows Climate Crisis Becoming 'More Evident, Stronger, and Extreme'  

2021-05-13


Common Dreams
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We all know already knew much of this, so this is just harder evidence of how bad both Trump and the Climate Emergency are. At least Trump is gone.

26.  Senate Democrats 2020 Special Committee on the Climate Report  

2020-08-30


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Says that the Carbon Lobby spent vast sums through front groups to discredit climate change science.

27.  Exclusive: House Republicans held secret climate summit in Utah  

2021-02-25


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WOW. Biden's and the publics interest in climate change even seems to be affecting the Republican's position.