Pence Takes Aim at Green New Deal in VP Debate With Little Pushback

Pence Takes Aim at Green New Deal in VP Debate With Little Pushback

Last night’s vice presidential debate solidified one thing: that Republicans know their weakness on climate issues and that they’re going to try with all their might to breathe new life into the narrative that action on the environmental kills jobs. Even before a question was asked by moderator Susan Page specifically on the environment, Vice […]

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The “Women’s Issue” Biden Should Talk About at Tuesday’s Debate

The “Women’s Issue” Biden Should Talk About at Tuesday’s Debate

 

 

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Interview of the Week: Rick Wilson, Co-Founder of The Lincoln Project click button

Interview of the Week: Rick Wilson, Co-Founder of The Lincoln Project

The Lincoln Project has created some of the most astutely targeted political ads in this election that go straight for Donald Trump’s jugular. They don’t mince words and bluntly convey to American voters the dangers of a second Trump presidency. So they’re exactly the people we wanted to ask about how we (the environmental community) […]

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Four Former EPA Chiefs Endorse Biden, Denounce Trump

Four Former EPA Chiefs Endorse Biden, Denounce Trump

by Amy Lupica, ODP Contributing Writer This week, four former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrators, two of whom served under Republican presidents, sharply criticized the Trump administration’s environmental policy as well as current EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler’s leadership.  Among their criticism are assertions that Trump’s EPA has waged a “war on science” and that it […]

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Despite Nationwide Extreme Weather, GOP Fails to Mention Climate Change at Convention

Despite Nationwide Extreme Weather, GOP Fails to Mention Climate Change at Convention

Last week the Democratic National Convention emphasized climate change as a social justice issue as well as an opportunity to create jobs and rebuild necessary infrastructure (you can read our coverage of it here). This week it’s the Republicans’ turn to present their vision for America to voters–though they haven’t put forth a new platform […]

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Democratic National Convention Night 1 Recap–Climate Not a Focus

Democratic National Convention Night 1 Recap–Climate Not a Focus

The first night of the virtual Democratic National Convention aired last night with a primary focus on the COVID-19 crisis and how President Trump’s lack of leadership is claiming American lives. The night’s programming featured real people telling their stories of struggle and hardship, which gave the new format a unique feel with powerful personal […]

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