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Biden’s National Security Team Reiterates Commitment on Climate Change

Biden’s National Security Team Reiterates Commitment on Climate Change

by Miro Korenha, co-founder/publisher Our Daily Planet As ABC6 reported, yesterday, “declaring “America is back,” President-elect Joe Biden introduced selections for his national security team Tuesday, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” policies by relying on foreign policy and national security experts from the Democratic establishment to be some […]

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John Kerry Named to NSC and Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

John Kerry Named to NSC and Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

by Miro Korenha, co-founder/publisher Our Daily Planet Yesterday, President-elect Joe Biden named former Secretary of State John Kerry as Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, also announcing that he will sit on the National Security Council. As the Biden transition team wrote in a press release announcing the appointment: “This marks the first time that the […]

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New Study Finds Species In Crisis Are “Clustered”

New Study Finds Species In Crisis Are “Clustered”

A study published last week in the journal Nature provides a new view on the extinction crisis — that most of the planet’s species are not in decline and the ones that are in deep trouble are “clustered.” 

Why This Matters:  Is the glass half empty or half full? It all depends on how you look at it. These scientists argue that “the way global averages were being estimated could be strongly influenced by a small number of populations that were experiencing extreme declines, even if most were stable.”

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Climate Change in A Divided Government

Climate Change in A Divided Government

by Miro Korenha, co-founder/publisher Our Daily Planet  President-elect Joe Biden won more votes than any other presidential candidate in American history. It’s a significant feat and one of which he, his campaign and his diverse coalition of supporters should feel exceptionally proud. But, even after four years of staggering corruption, ineptitude, and destruction of the […]

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Keeping The Faith on Biden’s Climate Action

Keeping The Faith on Biden’s Climate Action

Already the Biden transition team has signaled that climate change would be a priority as the new administration takes over and sets its governing agenda. But fractures have already appeared in the climate coalition from the Democratic progressive flank. But as Biden’s deputy campaign adviser Kate Bedingfield told E&E News about the potential conflict: the […]

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Biden Transition Team Signals Commitment to Climate Action

Biden Transition Team Signals Commitment to Climate Action

by Miro Korenha, co-founder/publisher, Our Daily Planet The Biden transition team has wasted no time in signaling to the nation that President-elect Joe Biden will continue to make climate change a priority in his administration as he had done on the campaign trail. What’s more, as the Washington Post reported, Biden is expected to “embed […]

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