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Why This Matters: While it is not her top issue, the Democratic, Theresa Greenfield, does not shy away from climate change. Greenfield says Iowans can’t “afford to have Senators who question and deny the science, who refuse to act when the future of our kids and grandkids are on the line, and who consistently put the needs of Big Oil over Iowans suffering.” Inside Climate’s take on the race is that after the “continued beating by natural disasters, Iowans could be fed up with Ernst’s position on climate change.” And we think students in the state could tilt is Greenfield’s way.
By Amy Lupica, ODP Daily Editor The battle over Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline is heating up as mediation between the Canadian-based company and the Michigan government breaks down. Now, Canada is invoking Article Six of the 1977 Transit Pipelines Treaty, which guarantees uninterrupted flow of light crude oil between the US and Canada, to keep […]
by Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer In the German campaign to elect Chancellor Angel Merkel’s successor, the Green Party led in the polls earlier this spring. Their candidate Annalena Baerbock looked like she could become the party’s first chancellor. Although the Greens didn’t win in Sunday’s election, they received just shy of 15% of the […]
Last week was Climate Week NYC, and Third Way and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) came together to host speakers from across the country in a conversation on how thoughtful public policy can be a catalyst to empower climate innovation. The event, Meeting the Moment, featured speakers including: Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin Mandela Barnes; Board […]
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