Climate Change Tag

After years of infighting, the Democrats may finally have found an environmental consensus in the Green New Deal. ROBINSON MEYER for The Atlantic   On Monday, speaking at a town hall led by Senator Bernie Sanders, Representative-Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez framed her chosen climate policy—the Green New Deal—through the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Author: Emily Holden for the Guardian Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey, along with dozens of co-sponsors, have introduced a vision for the Green New Deal. One Republican called it a “socialist manifesto”. Many environmental advocacy groups have hailed it,...

From: https://www.thedailybeast.com/bill-and-melinda-gates-unveil-big-plan-for-the-environment?via=ios Author: Molly C. Enking In their annual letter, Gates and his wife Melinda hone in on what he says are the “five grand challenges” to combating climate change and global warming: agriculture, buildings, electricity, manufacturing, and transportation. Bill Gates wrote that Breakthrough Energy Ventures, the $1 billion fund...

Corporate America Is Getting Ready to Monetize Climate Change By Christopher Flavelle for Bloomberg January 22, 2019 Storms, floods, drought and heat waves worry largest companies Merck, Apple, Home Depot also see new revenue opportunities Bank of America Corp. worries flooded homeowners will default on their mortgages. The Walt Disney...

Sourced from The Washington Post “There’s not a state unaffected by this.” By Michael E. Mann Michael E. Mann is director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center and co-author with Tom Toles of “The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our...

“There’s not a state unaffected by this.” OLIVER MILMAN, Mother Jones SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 After her house flooded for the third year in a row, Elizabeth Boineau was ready to flee. She packed her possessions into dozens of boxes, tried not to think of the mold and mildew-covered...