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    As Biden Embraces More Ambitious Climate Plan, Fossil Fuel Execs Donate to Trump ‘With Greater Zeal’ Than in 2016

    As Biden Embraces More Ambitious Climate Plan, Fossil Fuel Execs Donate to Trump ‘With Greater Zeal’ Than in 2016

    By Jake Johnson With presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s climate platform becoming increasingly ambitious thanks to nonstop grassroots pressure, fossil fuel executives and lobbyists are pouring money into the coffers of President Donald Trump‘s reelection campaign in the hopes of keeping an outspoken and dedicated ally of dirty energy in the White House. The Houston […]

    Biden Announces $2 Trillion Climate and Green Recovery Plan

    Biden Announces $2 Trillion Climate and Green Recovery Plan

    Presidential hopeful Joe Biden announced a $2 trillion plan Tuesday to boost American investment in clean energy and infrastructure. His plan would spend the money over the next four years to boost the transportation, electricity and building sectors’ clean energy profiles. It is also part of a plan to create new economic opportunities, improve the […]

    U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Pass 100,000

    U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Pass 100,000

    The U.S. death toll from the new coronavirus surpassed 100,000 Wednesday, even as all 50 states begin to reopen. The U.S., with less than five percent of the world’s population, accounts for nearly a third of its coronavirus deaths, according to NPR. It has by far the highest death toll of any country in the […]

    Biden Vows to Ax Keystone XL if Elected

    Biden Vows to Ax Keystone XL if Elected

    If elected president in November, Joe Biden will ax the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The long-delayed pipeline, which would carry around 830,000 barrels of crude oil a day from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada to the U.S., was first rejected by the Obama administration when Biden served as vice president. However, President Donald Trump […]

    Green New Deal Champion AOC Will Serve on Biden Climate Panel

    Green New Deal Champion AOC Will Serve on Biden Climate Panel

    When former Vice President Joe Biden effectively clinched the Democratic nomination in April, one major concern for the climate movement was the fact that his plan for tackling the issue was less ambitious than that of some of his primary rivals. But Biden signaled a willingness to boost his climate platform. And now, Green-New-Deal champion […]