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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 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 […]
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 […]
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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