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09/20 1:57 pm

Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets in cities around the world on Friday, many walking out of their jobs or schools to demand action from world governments on climate change.Video of protests in New York, San Francisco, Berlin… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/20 1:48 pm

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are demanding answers from the Trump administration over its antitrust probe into automakers who independently reached an agreement with California regarding state emissions standards…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/20 11:57 am

A coalition of state attorneys general announced a lawsuit Friday against the Trump administration over the government’s decision to revoke California’s authority to set vehicle emission standards, granted under the Obama administration.In a press… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/20 11:07 am

The Department of Interior’s internal watchdog will review the involvement of the agency’s top officials in crafting the agency’s public records process, which currently allows political appointees to review and potentially withhold documents from… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/20 10:38 am

The German government approved a 54 billion euro ($60 billion) package of initiatives aimed at tackling climate change on the same day when 100,000 protesters filled the streets of Berlin for the Global Climate Strike.German Chancellor Angela Merkel… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/20 10:18 am

A Virginia-based energy company is proposing a major offshore wind farm off the coast of Virginia Beach that it said would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States. In a statement, Dominion Energy said the project would… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/20 9:17 am

Senate Democrats are accusing the Trump administration of burying climate change reports and more generally undermining science. Lawmakers released a report and a list of more than 1,400 Department of Agriculture (USDA) climate studies on… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/19 9:18 pm

Footage shared across social media Thursday showed major flooding and devastation in southeast Texas as then-Tropical Depression Imelda, which was later downgraded to an open wave, moved into the region.CBS shared footage of a photographer from… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/19 7:17 pm

Popular clothing brand Patagonia said it would support the Global Climate Strike planned for Friday and would close down its offices and stores for a few hours during the strike.Additionally, Patagonia has committed to “a significant media… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

09/19 4:28 pm

CALIFORNIA FIGHT RAGES ON: Today the Trump administration formally announced it will revoke California’s tailpipe emissions waiver…The Trump administration on Thursday officially revoked California’s tailpipe waiver under the Clean Air Act, a… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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