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We hope that you had a wonderful 4th of July holiday and managed to unplug for a couple of days to spend time with friends and family–we sure did! We’re glad to see you back here bright and early so here’s a peek at what’s happening this week.
White House: The president plans to tout his administration’s environmental accomplishments in a televised speech later today, read on to learn more.
Capitol Hill: This week the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a hearing to honor the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and will examine NASA’s plans for future human spaceflight missions this Tuesday. On the House side, the Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on cyber threats to the national energy grid on Friday.
ICYMI: The Earth was at its furthest point from the sun on July 4th, so how does this explain the past week’s record-setting heat?
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 […]
Our partners, Ali Velshi and Chris Hayes of MSNBC will be posing questions for about 30 minutes to each of the Presidential candidates who are attending. What should they ask? We want to know what you think! If you have a question you think they should ask, send it to us at email@example.com. Please share […]
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