Environmental Politics

Inslee Unveils $9T Climate Jobs Plan To Cut Emissions, Boost Unions

"Jay Inslee released a sweeping $9 trillion economic plan Thursday to create 8 million jobs, revitalize the labor movement and rapidly cut planet-warming gases, propelling the Washington governor far out ahead on the Green New Deal at least nine of his rival 2020 presidential candidates vowed to enact."

Source: HuffPost, 05/17/2019

"Air Pollution: Emails Link Flip-Flop On Illinois Smog To Pruitt Deputy"

"The director of Illinois' environmental agency abruptly reversed positions last year on a key air quality compliance recommendation after being contacted by Clint Woods, the deputy head of EPA's air office, according to public records cited in federal court litigation."

Source: Greenwire, 05/17/2019

"Warren Unveils Bill To Protect U.S. Military From Climate Change"

"Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday she is introducing a bill to toughen the U.S. military against future climate change damage and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions at certain bases in a little over 10 years."

Source: Reuters, 05/16/2019

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