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We hope that everyone survived the east coast heatwave and that after a steamy weekend your Monday is off to a fresh start. Here’s a quick recap of what the week ahead looks like:
Congress:On Wednesday the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on pathways to decarbonize the US economy, then on Thursday the House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on scientific integrity (or lack thereof) at the Dept. of the Interior.
Across the Pond: After months of turmoil, the UK’s Conservative Party will vote to replace current PM Theresa May on Tuesday. Her likely successor, Boris Johnson, stirs fear among climate scientists that he will make drastic cuts to climate change programs. Additionally, his supporters are demanding less talk of climate and a more hardline Brexit policy.
Weather: Scientists are closely monitoring a concentrated batch of downpours and thunderstorms near the Bahamas for fear that it may develop into a bigger storm.
ICYMI: Scientists wrote a eulogy for Iceland’s first glacier lost to climate change.
Thanks so much for starting your Monday morning with us. We hope you enjoyed the climate forum last week and stay tuned for exclusive content that we’ll feature in the coming weeks. Here’s a preview of stories to watch this week: International: The United Nations General Assembly convenes this week, beginning with a climate summit […]
We hope you had a great weekend #FriendsOfThePlanet. Congress is back in session after a month-long recess, school’s back, summer’s over and there’s a lot to talk about. Here’s a quick recap of what you can expect this week: Congress: The House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis will hold a hearing called “Solving the […]
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