The Energy Package Is a Win for Climate and Jobs That We Can Build on Next Year.

The Energy Package Is a Win for Climate and Jobs That We Can Build on Next Year.

As we grapple with the disastrous pandemic, recession, and climate change, the nation is in desperate need of investment in clean energy to reduce climate pollution and jumpstart the economy. The Energy Act of 2020, included with the COVID-19 relief and 2021 spending package, will help the United States on both fronts by investing in a spectrum of technologies.

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House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

Over the past 2 years, @ClimateCrisis brought together a historic coalition of scientists, union leaders, faith advocates, farmers, tribal leaders, business leaders & environmental justice champions to deliver a comprehensive, just & actionable plan for Congress to act on climate https://t.co/7KowAaQUih — US Rep Kathy Castor (@USRepKCastor) December 14, 2020 Yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi […]

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House Natural Resources Committee Will Prioritize Climate Change in Next Congress

House Natural Resources Committee Will Prioritize Climate Change in Next Congress

  by Amy Lupica, ODP Contributing Writer The House Committee on Natural Resources has announced that it will prioritize climate change and environmental justice in the 117th Congress. Representative Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) will remain the committee chair for the next congress and said ahead of the election that regardless of its outcome, the Committee would […]

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House Dems Introduce Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act

House Dems Introduce Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act

Yesterday at a virtual press conference, House Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) unveiled his Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act along with co-lead, House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Chair Kathy Castor. In Grijalva’s own words, the bill aims to provide a roadmap for ocean and coastal climate resilience, and responsibly uses them […]

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Senate Democrats Release Climate Plan to Counter Dark Money

Senate Democrats Release Climate Plan to Counter Dark Money

Environmental justice communities are facing 3 crises at once—climate change, racial injustice & #COVID19. As @EJusticeCaucus co-chair, I’m proud to join @SenDemsClimate in unveiling our #CaseForClimateAction report to tackle these challenges. https://t.co/b11cPTq0CZ — Tammy Duckworth (@SenDuckworth) August 25, 2020 Yesterday, Senate Democrats released a 200-page climate change report that they say will serve as their […]

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Cross-party Cooperation on a Green Recovery in the UK, There’s Still Hope for the US to Do the Same

Cross-party Cooperation on a Green Recovery in the UK, There’s Still Hope for the US to Do the Same

by Kate Cullen  “A bipartisan coalition in the U.S. Congress pushes for an economic stimulus that dramatically scales-up the transition to a net zero emissions”  Today, this feels like an unthinkable headline, but after working on these issues in the U.K., I’ve come to believe that bipartisan action to decarbonizing the U.S. economy may not […]

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