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Environmental Groups Condemn Lawless Capitol Mob

Environmental Groups Condemn Lawless Capitol Mob

Wednesday’s pro-Trump mob attack on the U.S. Capitol brought upon a flurry of responses from elected officials. “We now will be part of history, as such a shameful picture of our country was put out to the world, instigated at the highest level,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California wrote in a letter to her colleagues, […]

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    Dalai Lama Urges Global Climate Action in New Book

    Dalai Lama Urges Global Climate Action in New Book

    The Dalia Lama really wants the world to act on the climate crisis. The Tibetan Bhuddist spiritual leader has co-written a book called Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World, which urges world leaders and ordinary people to work together to stop global warming. “Buddha would be green,” he claims in the book, […]

    Biden Defeats Trump, Promises Sea Change on Climate and Coronavirus

    Biden Defeats Trump, Promises Sea Change on Climate and Coronavirus

    Former Vice President Joe Biden defeated sitting President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election Saturday and is now set to become the 46th president of the United States. The election results, reported by several outlets including The Associated Press, pave the way for a dramatic shift in U.S. policy on the climate crisis and […]

    Biden Reaffirms Commitment to Rejoining Paris Agreement

    Biden Reaffirms Commitment to Rejoining Paris Agreement

    On Nov. 4, the U.S. officially left the Paris climate agreement, but its departure may be short lived. Former Vice President Joe Biden, who took the lead Friday morning in the crucial battleground state of Pennsylvania according to The Associated Press, has reaffirmed his commitment to immediately rejoining the accord if he wins the 2020 […]

    U.S. Now Officially Out of the Paris Climate Agreement

    U.S. Now Officially Out of the Paris Climate Agreement

    The U.S. has officially left the Paris climate agreement. However, the permanence of its departure hangs on the still-uncertain outcome of Tuesday’s U.S. presidential election. While President Donald Trump made the decision to withdraw the U.S. from the agreement, his rival former Vice President Joe Biden has promised to rejoin “on day one,” as NPR […]

    U.S. Coronavirus Case Count Passes 9 Million

    U.S. Coronavirus Case Count Passes 9 Million

    The U.S. topped nine million coronavirus cases Thursday as the pandemic continues to rage ten months since the first case was confirmed in January. Also on Thursday, the country broke its record for the most cases reported in a single day since the pandemic began: at least 89,000 new cases according to The New York […]

    Trump and Biden Spar Over Climate Crisis at the End of Final Debate

    Trump and Biden Spar Over Climate Crisis at the End of Final Debate

    Towards the end of the final presidential debate of the 2020 election season, the moderator asked both candidates how they would address both the climate crisis and job growth, leading to a nearly 12-minute discussion where Donald Trump did not acknowledge that the climate is changing and Joe Biden called the climate crisis an existential […]

    White House Doctor With History of Misleading Statements Says Trump Likely Ready for ‘Public Engagements’ Saturday

    White House Doctor With History of Misleading Statements Says Trump Likely Ready for ‘Public Engagements’ Saturday

    President Donald Trump‘s doctor said Thursday that the president had completed his course of treatment after testing positive for COVID-19 and could most likely participate in public events safely starting Saturday. However, the statement follows a history of false or misleading updates on the president’s health from White House officials and physicians and contradicts statements […]