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Amazon ‘climate pledge’, Trump punishes San Francisco over homeless crisis

Amazon ‘climate pledge’, Trump punishes San Francisco over homeless crisis

By Micah Moen 100 Comments September 21, 2019

>> TODAY WE ARE ANNOUNCING THE CLIMATE PLEDGE. THE CLIMATE PLEDGE IS TO MEET THE GOALS OF THE PARIS AGREEMENT 10 YEARS EARLY. BY 2024 WE’RE COMMITTING TO BE AT 80% RENEWABLE ENERGY AND BY 2030 WE’RE COMMITTING TO BE AT 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY. DAVID: CEO JEFF BEZOS ANNOUNCING A NEW SWEEPING PLAN TO GO […]

Trump Got Climate Change Pretty Wrong in His Paris Speech (HBO)

Trump Got Climate Change Pretty Wrong in His Paris Speech (HBO)

By Micah Moen 100 Comments September 19, 2019

— Thus, as of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the nonbinding Paris Accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country. — And with that, Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the most comprehensive climate deal in the history of the planet— and the […]

Climate Change: what do you want me to say?

Climate Change: what do you want me to say?

By Micah Moen 46 Comments September 19, 2019

What do you want me to say? Or, more importantly, how do you want me to say it? I could stand here and narrate my world to you like it’s the opening credits of a disaster movie. This is the setup. 2050, far enough in the future for all this to seem plausible. Climate catastrophe […]

What Are The Politics Of Climate Change? | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

What Are The Politics Of Climate Change? | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

By Micah Moen 36 Comments September 19, 2019

PRESIDENT, WE’LL TALK TO YOU THIS IS A NATIONWIDE SERIES, OUR THIS IS A NATIONWIDE SERIES, OUR CLIMATE IS IN CRISIS CLIMATE IS IN CRISIS NOW ANY CANDIDATE HOPING TO NOW ANY CANDIDATE HOPING TO REPLACE PRESIDENT TRUMP IS GOING REPLACE PRESIDENT TRUMP IS GOING TO LIKELY MAKE CLIMATE POLICY A TO LIKELY MAKE CLIMATE […]

NYC allows students to skip school to attend climate change strike

NYC allows students to skip school to attend climate change strike

By Micah Moen 100 Comments September 18, 2019

DAVID: NEW YORK CITY’S 1.1 MILLION PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS HAVE BEEN GIVEN A PASS ESSENTIALLY TO SKIP SCHOOL ON FRIDAY IF THEY WANT TO ATTEND U.N. INSPIRED CLIMATE PROTESTS. THE CITIES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CALLING DAY OFF ” PRINCIPAL TRUANCY” AND OFFICIAL S DID SAY THAT STUDENTS MUST HAVE PARENTAL CONSENT TO MISS CLASS, TO […]

The evolution of environmental regulation

The evolution of environmental regulation

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 17, 2019

I think environmental law has changed quite a lot over the last 40 years. When it first began, around 1970, it was very much what we call command-and-control. Command being, ‘you the polluter must not do something’ The control being, ‘if you do it, we’ll punish you’ and that worked relatively well with what I’d […]

Why Climate Change Is A National Security Issue | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

Why Climate Change Is A National Security Issue | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

By Micah Moen 88 Comments September 17, 2019

>>>NEW POLL SHOWS THAT MORE>>>NEW POLL SHOWS THAT MORE AMERICANS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT AMERICANS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE AND FEEL THE TIME CLIMATE CHANGE AND FEEL THE TIME TO ACT IS NOW. TO ACT IS NOW. THE CBS POLL FOUND THAT 64% OF THE CBS POLL FOUND THAT 64% OF AMERICANS THINK CLIMATE CHANGE […]

Record Summer Temperatures Raise Climate Change Fears | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC
Why Ecology and Economy Policies are Inseparable – Andrew Hutson

Why Ecology and Economy Policies are Inseparable – Andrew Hutson

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 16, 2019

Erik: What are common misconceptions about green initiatives and what are you doing to educate corporations about what it really means to be green today? Andrew: The most common misconception is one that’s been out there probably since the beginning and that there’s a trade off between ecology and economy, when realistically you can’t separate […]

Offshore drilling is a possibility for Florida. It’s bad for environment and economy, opponents say

Offshore drilling is a possibility for Florida. It’s bad for environment and economy, opponents say

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 16, 2019

And so when we think about offshore drilling as a forever decision, once those rigs are there they’re not really gonna be going away. They’re not gonna try out maybe a little bit of our coastline and say, yeah, well we’re out here. There’s oil there and they’re in and they have the leases, they’re […]