Politics
What’s So Radical About Clean Air, Clean Water, and Green Jobs?

What’s So Radical About Clean Air, Clean Water, and Green Jobs?

The Georgia Senate runoff race will be a crucial one for climate action. If Democrats can win both seats and secure a majority in the Senate (with VP Harris’ deciding vote), there will be a far greater chance that climate legislation can be passed in support of the Biden climate agenda. Working to clean our […]

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Biden’s Climate Dream Team Announced

Biden’s Climate Dream Team Announced

Yesterday President-elect Joe Biden announced key nominations and appointments of his climate team: Congresswoman Deb Haaland, Secretary of the Interior Governor Jennifer Granholm, Secretary of Energy Michael Regan, EPA Administrator Brenda Mallory, Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality Administrator Gina McCarthy, National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi, Deputy National Climate Advisor A team that AP […]

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New Study Says Biden Climate Plan Possible

New Study Says Biden Climate Plan Possible

by Amy Lupica, ODP Contributing Writer A new study from energy experts at Princeton University delves deep into what it would actually take to make President-elect Joe Biden’s climate plan to reach net-zero emissions in the U.S. by 2050 a reality. The gist, said Jesse Jenkins, a Princeton professor and one of three leaders of […]

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Interview with Climate Power 2020’s Lori Lodes

Interview with Climate Power 2020’s Lori Lodes


This year Climate Power 2020 emerged to ensure that climate change was a part of the political conversation as well as to keep President Trump accountable for his rejection of science, facts, and reality. We sat down with Climate Power’s executive director, Lori Lodes, to ask about the role that climate change ended up playing […]

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Pete Buttigieg Tapped as Biden’s Transportation Secretary Pick

Pete Buttigieg Tapped as Biden’s Transportation Secretary Pick

Yesterday President-elect Joe Biden announced former South Bend mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg as his nominee for Transportation Secretary. Buttigieg would be one of the youngest cabinet secretaries and the first openly gay person to lead a federal agency. According to the Biden transition, if confirmed, Buttigieg would help move the President’s agenda […]

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House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

Over the past 2 years, @ClimateCrisis brought together a historic coalition of scientists, union leaders, faith advocates, farmers, tribal leaders, business leaders & environmental justice champions to deliver a comprehensive, just & actionable plan for Congress to act on climate https://t.co/7KowAaQUih — US Rep Kathy Castor (@USRepKCastor) December 14, 2020 Yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi […]

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