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The Lincoln Project’s ad backing Gross is called “Strong” and it paints Sullivan as completely beholden to President Trump. On its website, the Project explains that “Alaskans know what hard work, honor, and integrity mean. When a moment of challenge showed itself, Dan Sullivan showed none. Sullivan is no longer a Republican nor a conservative. He’s a Trumpist.” Inside Climate News’ take on Sullivan is that he “didn’t make much of a name for himself” and has been in the shadow of his colleague Senator Lisa Murkowski except when she makes high profile breaks with the President, like her opposition to the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court. Sullivan voted in favor of Judge Barrett. Similarly, even though climate change is highly evident in the Arctic, Sullivan parrots the Trump position — saying that “the verdict is still out on the human contribution to climate change,” and that there is no scientific consensus on the subject.
by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer More than three years after Hurricane Harvey, officials are still clashing over how to disperse aid. In the first $1 billion round of support, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush made some questionable calculations, leaving the hardest-hit communities in its most populous city without a penny in federal aid according to the […]
It’s spring in Paris, they are still struggling with COVID, and yet thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Paris and numerous other French cities to protest climate change. The French legislature is considering a law to impose tougher measures to combat climate change, but many believe the proposals are not sufficient and so they staged marches in Nancy, Toulouse, Rennes, Lyon, Grenoble, as seen in social media posts.
Why This Matters: Because of the Paris Agreement, France is associated with climate change progress.
As California’s drought conditions are worsening, Nestle is pumping millions of gallons of water from the San Bernardino forest. State water officials have drafted a cease-and-desist order to force the company to stop overpumping from Strawberry Creek, which provides drinking water for about 750,000 people.
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