Thanks so much for starting your Monday morning with us. We hope you enjoyed the climate forum last week and stay tuned for exclusive content that we’ll feature in the coming weeks. Here’s a preview of stories to watch this week: International: The United Nations General Assembly convenes this week, beginning with a climate summit […]Continue Reading 137 words
We hope you had a great weekend #FriendsOfThePlanet. Congress is back in session after a month-long recess, school’s back, summer’s over and there’s a lot to talk about. Here’s a quick recap of what you can expect this week: Congress: The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will hold a hearing called “Solving the […]Continue Reading 183 words
Our partners, Ali Velshi and Chris Hayes of MSNBC will be posing questions for about 30 minutes to each of the Presidential candidates who are attending. What should they ask? We want to know what you think! If you have a question you think they should ask, send it to us at email@example.com. Please share […]Continue Reading 193 words
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The Senate has its last week of session before a long August recess, while the House of Representatives hit the road on Friday. The swamp will be drained for a few weeks anyway! President Trump has not yet announced his vacation plans. CNN and New York Times reporter Michael Shear say the President will head […]Continue Reading 339 words
We hope that everyone survived the east coast heatwave and that after a steamy weekend your Monday is off to a fresh start. Here’s a quick recap of what the week ahead looks like: Congress: On Wednesday the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on pathways to decarbonize the US economy, then […]Continue Reading 172 words
Happy Monday, glad you’re starting your week off with us! Here’s a preview of the week ahead: Congress: House: on Tuesday the Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on the impacts of oil and gas development on climate and public health, on Wednesday the Committee on Science, Space, and Tech will hold a hearing […]Continue Reading 198 words
We hope that you had a wonderful 4th of July holiday and managed to unplug for a couple of days to spend time with friends and family–we sure did! We’re glad to see you back here bright and early so here’s a peek at what’s happening this week. White House: The president plans to tout […]Continue Reading 156 words
Happy Monday – thanks for starting your week with us! We hope you had a great weekend filled with summer fun — including some outdoor time. This week’s news will be dominated by the first debate between twenty of the Democratic contenders, more on that in a minute, and the President’s trip to the G-20 […]Continue Reading 387 words
Hope everyone had a great weekend and got to celebrate their dads. We’re so glad you’re starting your Monday morning with us, here’s what should be on your radar for this week: Capitol Hill: On Wednesday the House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on “Restoring Community Input and Public Participation” during the oil […]Continue Reading 205 words
This week is the calm before the storm leading up to the first 2020 presidential debates on June 26th and 27th. We’ll take it! Hope everyone had a nice weekend, we’re glad to have you back with us this morning. Here’s a look at what’s happening this week: Congress: On Tuesday the House Enegery and […]Continue Reading 149 words
Happy Monday, Friends of the Planet! Summer is now in full swing, and Congress is back in town after a week-long district work period. Here is what is happening, for your situational awareness. On The Hill: The House Natural Resources Committee has hearings on National Parks and Public Lands and on Indigenous Peoples on Wednesday. […]Continue Reading 358 words
Welcome back from the long weekend, hope everyone had a relaxing holiday! Congress is out of session and it’s a short and slow week ahead but here’s a look at what’s happening: Congress: while both the House and the Senate are out of session the House Energy Savings Performance Contract Caucus will be hosting an […]Continue Reading 144 words