State Department email records show that environmental activists, who have denied operating as foreign agents in response to congressional inquiries, partnered with Obama administration officials to advance climate change policies that were beneficial to China and detrimental to the United States, according to energy policy analysts and attorneys who have reviewed the electronic correspondence.
Ernest Moniz, former energy secretary for President Barack Obama, weighted in on the newly introduced Green New Deal during a Friday interview with NPR, calling the plan “impractical.”
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Thursday continued to tout strong Republican support for her Green New Deal proposal, despite the survey being conducted in December before the details were released.
Framers of the “Green New Deal” released an overview of their attempt to drastically overhaul the U.S. economy and energy system, which included guaranteeing economic security for those “unwilling to work.”
Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) is calling for “economic transformation” in her “Green New Deal,” released Thursday.
The re-election campaign for Vermont senator Bernie Sanders spent nearly $300,000 to travel on a private jet in the final stretch of the midterm election, filings with the Federal Election Commission show.
A group opposed to a Tom Steyer-funded petition drive that would put a higher renewable mandate question on the Arizona ballot this fall is accusing the group gathering signatures of employing 27 felons in addition to the five already alleged to have been employed earlier in the year and acknowledged by one of the drive’s organizers.
The state of California is poised to mandate that all newly built single-family houses have solar panels to defray energy use, imposing expensive upfront costs to builders and home buyers while providing energy cost savings over the long run.
A state judge in Texas has left the door open for ExxonMobil to seek deposition testimony from many of the key players who are the driving force behind climate change lawsuits from local governments like San Francisco, Oakland, and New York City.
Three local governments in Colorado have launched a federal lawsuit similar to ones by cities like San Francisco and New York City alleging major oil producers knew as early as the 1980s that their products would cause environmental harm due to climate change and should create reparations funds.