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01/17 4:36 pm

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) in a new interview likens the Green New Deal proposed by House progressives to “a slogan” and a type of “marketing tool.”“Something that is very well intentioned, but, I think, bogus,” he said in… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/17 4:16 pm

THE KIDS AREN’T ALRIGHT: A federal appeals court on Friday tossed a climate change lawsuit brought by a group of children who sought a court order to force the U.S. government to phase out fossil fuel emissions.A divided three-judge panel of the U.S… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/17 2:46 pm

A House Oversight Committee review found the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) let political appointees take months to sign required ethics pledges and compile recusal lists, allowing leaders to work on issues where they had substantial… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/17 2:06 pm

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is calling on former Energy Secretary Rick Perry to resign from Energy Transfer, a pipeline company he rejoined this month shortly after his departure from the Trump administration. Warren wrote a letter to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/17 1:36 pm

Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg wants all new cars to be electric by 2035, according to a plan released by the former New York City mayor’s campaign on Friday. Bloomberg’s campaign said he would instate mileage and… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/17 1:36 pm

A federal appeals court on Friday tossed a climate change lawsuit brought by a group of children who sought a court order to force the U.S. government to phase out fossil fuel emissions.A divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/17 1:06 pm

California is suing the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over its plan to open up public lands in the state to to oil and gas drilling including fracking, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) announced Friday. “BLM’s decision to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/17 12:37 pm

As massive fires broke out across the country, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called for a crackdown on environmental protests, BuzzFeed News reports. In a November speech, Morrison spoke out against “radical activism” as … …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/17 11:16 am

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) released a video on Friday explaining his vote Thursday against the U.S.-Mexico Canada trade deal (USMCA), saying that it included “not a single damn mention” of climate change. “There is not one… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

01/16 4:26 pm

OVERNIGHT ENERGY:Schumer votes against USMCA, citing climate implications| Republicans offer details on environmental proposals after Democrats roll out planUSMC-NAY: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other Democrats announced… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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