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Clinton Promises Action on Climate Change at Historic DNC Acceptance Speech

Clinton Promises Action on Climate Change at Historic DNC Acceptance Speech

Accepting her nomination for president on Thursday, Hillary Clinton said she is “proud” of the Paris agreement and promised to hold every country accountable to their commitments to climate action, including the U.S. @HillaryClinton She also hit at Donald Trump for his climate denial. “I believe in science,” she said with a laugh to thunderous […]

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    What You Need to Know About Tim Kaine as Clinton’s VP Pick

    What You Need to Know About Tim Kaine as Clinton’s VP Pick

    “I’m thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine,” presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton tweeted at 8:11 p.m. Friday. Though the news was not a surprise, as Kaine has long been known as a likely choice, Clinton’s pick stirred immediate reaction among the environmental movement. The Virginia senator supports fracking and offshore oil drilling, but […]

    Trump RNC Speech Silent on Climate Change, Continues Bitter Fight Against Wind Farm in Scotland

    Trump RNC Speech Silent on Climate Change, Continues Bitter Fight Against Wind Farm in Scotland

    Is it any surprise that Donald Trump—who believes the “concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive”—did not mention climate change even once in his rambling speech accepting the Republican nomination for president last night in Cleveland? Donald Trump accepts the Republican party’s nomination for […]

    Meet the Oil Billionaire Shaping Donald Trump’s Energy Policy

    Meet the Oil Billionaire Shaping Donald Trump’s Energy Policy

    By Mark Floegel Fossil fuel billionaire and major fracking proponent Harold Hamm, who has Donald Trump‘s ear on energy and environmental issues, had a prime-time slot at the Republican National Convention (RNC) last tonight, also known as “Make America First Again” night. Left: Donald Trump, Photo credit: Gage Skidmore / Creative Commons. Right: Harold Hamm, […]

    5 Things You Should Know About Trump’s VP Pick Mike Pence

    5 Things You Should Know About Trump’s VP Pick Mike Pence

    1. Pence is a Climate Science Denier On the Feb. 21, 2014, edition of MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown, host Chuck Todd asked Pence if he is “convinced that climate change is man-made.” Pence responded: “I don’t know that that is a resolved issue in science today.” Moments later, Pence added: “Just a few years ago, […]

    Trump vs. the World on the Climate Crisis

    Trump vs. the World on the Climate Crisis

    A groundbreaking study was released today by the Sierra Club Political Committee showing Donald Trump would be the only world leader to deny the science and dangers of climate change if elected president. The data in the report shows that Trump could possibly be the only world leader not calling for urgent climate action. “Donald […]