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Interview of the Week: Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) click button

Interview of the Week: Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA)

This week we had the pleasure of sitting down with Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-CA) to ask her about her new role as Chair of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. The Subcommittee is responsible for holding polluters accountable and rooting out waste, fraud, and abuse in areas pertaining to the climate crisis, […]

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Combating Fake News is Key to Climate Action

Combating Fake News is Key to Climate Action

This week a new report found that the future success of climate change policy is threatened by targeted attacks from social media. At the same time big tech CEOs were questioned by members of Congress for five hours on how their platforms have allowed extremism and misinformation to proliferate. There seem to be no good answers […]

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Quarter-Mile Long Container Ship Blocks Dozens of Ships in Suez Canal

Quarter-Mile Long Container Ship Blocks Dozens of Ships in Suez Canal

A cargo ship has gotten stuck in the Suez Canal in Egypt, blocking out all traffic. Experts say this has never happened before. Freeing the ship will take 2 days; about 100 ships are already waiting to pass. About 10% of the world’s trade goes through the canal, especially oil. pic.twitter.com/6U6xi7u4Fp — AJ+ (@ajplus) March […]

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Investments in Transit Must Ensure Women’s Safety

Investments in Transit Must Ensure Women’s Safety

As the Biden administration begins to advance its Build Back Better agenda and its infrastructure bill begins to take shape, as a nation we must make a concerted effort to ensure that these investments truly make us better off. Since public transit and passenger rail are expected to be big winners of upcoming public spending, […]

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New Report Finds Online “Fake News” is a Major Threat to Climate Action

New Report Finds Online “Fake News” is a Major Threat to Climate Action

by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer A new report published by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science found that the future success of climate change policy is threatened by targeted attacks from social media. “Social media reports have created a toxic environment where it’s now very difficult to distinguish facts from fiction,” said co-author Owen Gaffney of the Stockholm Resilience Centre.  […]

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Oh, Happy Day!

Oh, Happy Day!

By Beth Allgood, President, OneNature It was a long hike, and rugged. The Himalayan altitude was almost as breathtaking as the scenery, which became more stunning with every switchback turn. I had arrived in Bhutan two days before on my second trip to the remote mountain kingdom.  The first, twenty-four months earlier, was to attend […]

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