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Category: Environmental News

09/18 3:17 pm

House Democrats on Wednesday floated several strategies to reduce carbon emissions, including boosting carbon capture technology and investing in innovation, during their first hearing as part of their push for the U.S. to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/18 1:57 pm

A national coalition representing thousands of farmers and ranchers endorsed the Green New Deal on Wednesday, with Democratic lawmakers from agricultural states praising their support.“It makes all the sense in the world that farmers and ranchers… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/18 1:27 pm

Four former administrators for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are objecting to what they call “political attacks” against the agency and criticizing the Trump administration and the agency leaders after controversy… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/18 12:48 pm

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg told lawmakers during congressional testimony Wednesday that they should “listen to the best available science” and act quickly to curb the catastrophic impact of climate change.“I have met people whose… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/18 12:29 pm

State officials said on Thursday they will fight the administration’s plans to revoke California’s authority to set their own emissions standards.“There’s no question, of course, that we will be in court,” California Air Resources Board Chair… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/18 11:57 am

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg sparred briefly with Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) during congressional testimony Wednesday by disputing the GOP lawmaker’s argument that higher-polluting countries should be doing more than others to reduce… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/18 11:47 am

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is making the rounds on Capitol Hill this week, testifying before Congress, protesting outside the Supreme Court and addressing world leaders — all before some her age even get a driver’s license.The 16-year-old… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/18 11:07 am

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg testified before Congress on Wednesday about climate change and global warming, during which she submitted a prominent global warming report to lawmakers in place of giving prepared remarks.”I have not… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/18 10:57 am

President Trump announced on Wednesday that his administration will be removing California’s tailpipe emissions waiver under the Clean Air Act, a decision likely to face fierce backlash in courts.Trump made the announcement via Twitter while… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/18 10:37 am

A conservation watchdog group sued the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wednesday, demanding that it hand over documents related to its relocation across the West.The Department of the Interior announced in July that it would be moving 300 Washington… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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