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10/21 2:54 pm

President Trump will not appear in a Weather Channel climate change special airing next month that features Democrats and Republicans looking to challenge the president in 2020. The Weather Channel announced the one-hour “2020: Race to… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/21 1:44 pm

A mural of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg in Edmonton, Canada, was defaced with a slur and pro-oil messages over the weekend, according to the CBC.One man who defaced the mural, James Bagnell, spray-painted “Stop the Lies. This is Oil… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/21 1:07 pm

Energy Secretary Rick Perry will leave the Trump administration on Dec. 1, Department of Energy (DOE) staff confirmed Monday.Perry, one of the longest-serving Trump Cabinet members, announced last week that he would leave his post by the end of the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/21 12:27 pm

A government watchdog is warning the Trump administration that it must beef up protections of its federal employees overseeing public lands due to numerous instances of threats and assault.According to a report released by the Government… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/21 7:17 am

The Weather Channel will air interviews with nine 2020 Republicans and Democrats discussing how they plan to tackle climate change.The hour-long special will review how candidates would address the ways climate change is impacting jobs, the economy… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/18 7:14 pm

Two officials with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) acknowledged during a hearing this week that the agency knowingly stalled sending hurricane relief funding to Puerto Rico after missing a legally required deadline to do so.HUD… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/18 5:54 pm

Outgoing Energy Sec. Rick Perry will not comply with a House subpoena to turn over documents tied to his involvement with Ukraine, the Department of Energy (DOE) wrote in a letter to Democratic lawmakers.The letter referred to the Democrats’ “… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/18 4:14 pm

SAY HI TO THE NEW GUY: President Trump announced Friday that he plans to nominate Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette to replace outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry.In a series of tweets, Trump described Brouillette as a “total professional”… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/18 4:14 pm

An activist dressed as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson free-climbed the scaffolding of Big Ben in London on Friday to draw attention to climate change.The Independent reported that the man is tree surgeon Ben Atkinson, who’s a member of… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

10/18 3:24 pm

President Trump announced Friday that he plans to nominate Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette to replace outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry. In a series of tweets, Trump described Brouillette as a “total professional” and said… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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