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The Oregon GOP’s Favorite Anti-Environment Group Is Awash in Racism and Violent Threats 6.3.2020 Mother Jones
On Thursday afternoon, the Democratic leadership that controls both houses of Oregon’s legislature conceded that their Republican colleagues who had staged a walkout were not going to return and decided to formally adjourn the current session. It was only the latest such confrontation taking place over the last year that has repeatedly brought the state’s politics to […]
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Policy News: February 24, 2020 24.2.2020 EcoTone
In This Issue: Congress Full House of Representatives passes wilderness bills. Executive Branch White House Office of Science and Technology Policy requests information about oceans sciences partnerships, public access to peer-reviewed publications. Courts Groups challenge WOTUS rule, NEPA regulations in the courts. Scientific Community Council of Graduate Schools finds that the number of international graduate ...
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Feb. 17-23 23.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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What you might have missed at the Legislature: Fireworks, whiskey plates, voting rights 21.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
It was a busy week at the Capitol. We give you some of the highlights — from fireworks to whiskey plates.
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He resisted Obama's war on coal. Now a Trump official, he's excited for clean energy 20.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Neil Chatterjee, chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, says solar and wind power — and natural gas — are helping address climate change.

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The Sunrise Movement Is Taking the Fight to Big Oil’s Home Turf 15.2.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Sunrise Movement, the youth campaign behind the Green New Deal, called 25,000 Iowans and persuaded 7,000 to sign pledges to vote for the candidate who advocated the most ambitious plan for rapidly lowering planet-heating emissions along with guaranteeing federal […]
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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Billionaire Oil Magnate Funded Travel by Lev Parnas 17.1.2020 Mother Jones
A billionaire Republican donor helped to bankroll travel by Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani, as Parnas maneuvered to press the Ukrainian government to announce investigations that would help President Donald Trump politically. House Democrats on Wednesday released WhatsApp messages between Parnas and Harry Sargeant III, an oil and shipping magnate who lives […]
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Clean energy plan a focus of Minnesota Senate panel hearing 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Differences between Senate Republicans and Gov. Tim Walz over fossil fuels in the state’s electrical energy future are expected to be debated again during the upcoming legislative session.
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Top 10 Colorado politics stories of 2019: From our would-be presidents to bomb cyclones 30.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
People across the country eyed Coloradans’ decisions in 2019, moving the state’s local politics to the national level.
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Impeachment timeline: From early calls to a full House vote 17.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
As the House prepares to debate two articles of impeachment against President Trump Wednesday, a look back at how Congress got here.
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Newsletter: What will Sondland say? 20.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES What Will Sondland Say?

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Indian Nationals Say the Green Card Backlog Is Unfair. Silicon Valley’s Plan to Fix It Could Be Too. 20.11.2019 Mother Jones
For decades, attempts to reform the United States’ immigration system have died in Congress. But in July, Michelle Canero, a business immigration lawyer in Miami, noticed that the House of Representatives had quietly passed its biggest change to US immigration law in decades. Without a hearing, a bipartisan majority had sent a bill to the […]
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Why Did Lindsey Graham Join a Climate Group? 17.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Congress has long been a place where climate policy goes to die. That could soon change, and not only because there’s an election coming up in less than a year. A new bipartisan climate caucus has formed in the Senate. It’s similar to […]
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Turns Out, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Huge in Iowa 11.11.2019 Mother Jones
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was welcomed to Iowa with a roast. On Friday, while the first-term Democratic congresswoman from New York was introducing Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Council Bluffs, the state’s Republican bigwigs took their shots at the Lincoln–Reagan Dinner at a Marriott ballroom in downtown Des Moines. “Doctor Ocasio-Cortez,” state GOP chairman […]
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US Climate Action: A Week of Hope Amidst Despair 9.11.2019 WRI Stories
US Climate Action: A Week of Hope Amidst Despair Comments|Add Comment|PrintWRI CEO and President Andrew Steer and other members of the CEO Climate Dialogue meet with senators, November 5, 2019. Photo by Sen. Lisa Murkowski/Twitter */ Darkening Days This week began badly with the Trump administration announcement formally withdrawing the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. This decision shows a stunning disregard not only for science but also economics. It’s driven by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Column: Trump's attack on lightbulb standards is his flimsiest environmental rollback yet 7.11.2019 LA Times: Business

California and other states take aim at Trump's reversal of lightbulb rules, a dopey Tea Party cause.

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Opinion: We're out of the Paris Accords. So what's the conservative climate change playbook? 6.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Republicans have gone missing on climate change. Here are some ideas for a conservative approach

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U.S. House passes bill to protect 400,000 Colorado acres 31.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. House voted Thursday to approve the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act, a large public lands bill that protects 400,000 acres in Colorado from further development.
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Canada's Conservatives: Republicans or Tories? 30.10.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Canada's Conservatives: Republicans or Tories?
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