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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 Climate Crisis: Manufacturing Jobs for America’s Workers” on Tuesday, September 10 at 2 p.m EDT. This is an increasingly important topic in the 2020 election and you can livestream the hearing here.
Politics: The third Democratic debate will be aired on ABC this Thursday from 8-11 p.m. EDT live from Texas Southern University in Houston. You can read our recap of climate and environmental issues that were discussed on Friday.
Space: Asteroid 2000 QW7 will zip past Earth at 14,361 mph this Saturday. The enormous space rock nearly the size of the world’s tallest building, the UAE’s Burj Khalifa.
ICYMI: Hundreds of cyclists took part in a staged funeral procession in central London on Saturday before performing a “die-in” near Whitehall to call for greater investment in walking and cycling.
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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please share […]
The Senate has its last week of session before a long August recess, while the House of Representatives hit the road on Friday. The swamp will be drained for a few weeks anyway! President Trump has not yet announced his vacation plans. CNN and New York Times reporter Michael Shear say the President will head […]
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