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Minorities Disproportionately Hurt By Climate Change, EPA Says
Climate
Minorities Disproportionately Hurt By Climate Change, EPA Says
2021-09-04 18:10:20
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- The harm to health and finances caused by global warming will fall disproportionately on the U.S. minority population, according to an Environmental Protection Agency report released Thursday. Hotter weather will lead to more severe hurricanes, flooding and poorer... Read More

Climate Change Could Cause Gulf Stream Currents to Collapse
Climate
Climate Change Could Cause Gulf Stream Currents to Collapse
2021-08-10 19:46:35
by Reece Nations

A new study published in the journal “Nature Climate Change” indicates man-made climate alterations could be causing instability in Atlantic Ocean currents which may lead to irreversible changes to the Earth’s ecosystem. The study, entitled “Observation-based early-warning signals for a... Read More

New Dems Endorse Slate of Bills to Combat Climate Change
Climate
New Dems Endorse Slate of Bills to Combat Climate Change
2021-06-23 15:47:28
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The New Democrat Coalition on Wednesday  endorsed its first slate of bills in the 117th Congress to confront the existential threat of climate change, building on the Coalition’s work to advance an ambitious and actionable policy agenda to... Read More

States Step Up as Federal Government Moves Away from Paris Climate Agreement
Environment
States Step Up as Federal Government Moves Away from Paris Climate Agreement
2020-05-07 15:04:07
by Kate Michael

On the same day that the Center for American Progress and the League of Conservation Voters released an issue brief detailing how states have stepped up where the federal government has neglected to lead on climate change, CAP convened representatives... Read More

Coalition of Cities and States Sues to Save Obama-Era Power Plant Emissions Rules
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Coalition of Cities and States Sues to Save Obama-Era Power Plant Emissions Rules
2019-08-13 22:58:16
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A coalition of 22 states and seven major cities sued the Trump administration Tuesday in a bid to prevent it from dismantling an Obama-era regulation that established national limits on the carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. In... Read More

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