Stories tagged "#ClimateActionNow"

May 28, 2019

Trump Administration Orders Manipulation of Climate Science

The New York Times reported yesterday that in addition to significantly weakening Obama Administration policies and rules that would have cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, now the Trump Administration is working to “recalculate” the risks posed by climate...

May 2, 2019

House of Representatives Takes A Stand On Paris Agreement

Yesterday the House of Representatives voted to demand that the Trump Administration re-commit the United States to the Paris Climate Agreement.  Only three Republican Members of Congress crossed over to vote with the Democrats who all supported the measure.  The New...

April 5, 2019

Busy Week of Climate Activity on Capitol Hill

For an issue that has only recently broken through on the national stage, climate change is getting a great deal of attention in both the Chambers of Congress.  Here is a rundown of the highlights: Florida Republican Congressman, Matt Gaetz, unveiled his rebuttal to...

March 29, 2019

Senator Tammy Duckworth on Climate Change and National Security

Last week, Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) became one of 10 members of the newly formed Senate Democrat Special Committee on the Climate Crisis. As a former Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army and a Purple Heart recipient, Senator Duckworth brings an important...

March 28, 2019

Dems push for #ClimateActionNow

While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made it evident that he won’t take the climate crisis seriously, leaders in the House of Representatives, on the other hand, unveiled H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act and publically introduced the newly formed...