Climate Change

"‘Bold And Gross’: Oil Industry Writes Executive Orders For Trump To Sign"

"The U.S. oil industry is drawing up ready-to-sign executive orders for Donald Trump aimed at pushing natural gas exports, cutting drilling costs and increasing offshore oil leases in case he wins a second term, according to energy executives with direct knowledge of the work."

Source: Politico, 05/13/2024

Drought Fuels Wildfire Concerns As Canada Braces For Another Intense Summer

"As widespread drought raises expectations for a repeat of last year’s ferocious wildfire season, response teams across Canada are grappling with the rapidly changing face of fire in a warming climate."

Source: Yale Climate Connections, 05/13/2024

High School Students, Frustrated By Lack Of Climate Education, Seek Change

"Several dozen young people wearing light blue T-shirts imprinted with #teachclimate filled a hearing room in the Minnesota Capitol in St. Paul in late February. It was a cold and windy day, in contrast to the state’s nearly snowless, warm winter."

Source: AP, 05/10/2024

"US Republican Attorneys General Sue To Stop EPA's Carbon Rule"

"Republican attorneys general from 27 U.S. states and industry trade groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, seeking to block a landmark rule requiring sweeping reductions in carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants and new natural gas plants."

Source: Reuters, 05/10/2024

Amid Controversial Sale, U.S. Steel Falls Behind In Cleaner Steelmaking

"U.S. Steel’s proposed sale to Nippon Steel stokes concerns over labor rights and national security, all while the company continues to break clean air laws in Western Pennsylvania."

Source: Daily Climate, 05/10/2024

TVA Ignores Warnings In Moving Forward With New Natural Gas Plant

"The nation’s largest public utility is moving ahead with a plan for a new natural gas plant in Tennessee despite warnings that its environmental review of the project doesn’t comply with federal law."

Source: AP, 05/09/2024

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