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09/23 11:17 am

Climate change protesters took to the streets of Washington, D.C., on Monday, temporarily shutting down several key intersections during rush hour to demand an immediate halt to fossil fuel production and a swift transition to renewable energy.The… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/23 10:47 am

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on Monday criticized world leaders, saying they forced children to take the reins in the fight for climate change and did not react to decades of scientific warnings. “My message is that we… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/23 9:28 am

Bloomberg’s editorial board is urging people to eat less meat to help curb climate change, noting both the high levels of greenhouse gas emissions from factory farms and the sheer amount of space cattle ranches use up.In the editorial… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/23 8:27 am

The Sunrise Movement, a youth-led environmental organization, endorsed Texas progressive House candidate Jessica Cisneros on Monday, marking the first 2020 endorsement made by the organization. Cisneros is challenging Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/22 4:47 pm

Hundreds gathered over the weekend to climb a mountain and hold a funeral for a dwindling glacier in Switzerland being lost due to the impact of climate change.About 250 people hiked up to the glacier on Sunday and held a funeral as a priest gave a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/22 7:37 am

Nearly 90 major companies reportedly have pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions ahead of a major United Nations climate summit on Monday.Organizers announced that companies including Nestle, L’Oreal and French building material manufacturer… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/21 10:08 pm

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) signed a lease for its new headquarters in a Grand Junction, Colo. building that also houses several companies that the federal bureau regulates.The Department of the Interior made the controversial… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/20 4:47 pm

First, let’s set the scene: Climate week came to a head with protests Friday across the globe. Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets in cities around the world to demand action from world governments on climate change.Video of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/20 4:37 pm

Democratic presidential hopefuls were eager to showcase their environmental bonafides in front of young voters at MSNBC’s two-day climate forum this week as protesters across the globe demand action on climate change.The hour-long sessions gave… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/20 2:57 pm

GOP primary challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld joined the chorus of Democratic primary candidates when he said he won’t take money from the oil and gas industry.Weld was the sole Republican at MSNBC’s Climate Forum Friday and&… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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