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Big Decisions in Federal Legislation, with Amy Harder

On Oct 6, 2020
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Axios reporter Amy Harder reflects on how the general election, new Congress, and Supreme Court justice confirmation may shape environmental policy.

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Big Decisions in Federal Legislation, with Amy Harder

Big Decisions in Federal Legislation, with Amy Harder

Axios reporter Amy Harder reflects on how the general election, new Congress, and Supreme Court justice confirmation may shape environmental policy.

Harris and Ocasio-Cortez Team up on a Climate ‘Equity’ Bill, Leaving Activists Hoping for Unity

Harris and Ocasio-Cortez Team up on a Climate ‘Equity’ Bill, Leaving Activists Hoping for Unity

The legislation comes as the California senator is on Joe Biden’s shortlist for vice president. Will her climate bona fides satisfy progressives?

Electricity to EPA: Where 7 veep contenders stand on energy

Electricity to EPA: Where 7 veep contenders stand on energy

Contenders to be the running mate of presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden have taken controversial positions on everything from pipelines to carbon capture and storage. Will their ...

House Democrats finally have a goddamn climate plan

House Democrats finally have a goddamn climate plan

“What happens next — for racial equality, for public health, for the climate crisis — depends on us.”

Climate crisis town hall: What you need to know

Climate crisis town hall: What you need to know

The highlights of the CNN town hall with 10 Democratic presidential candidates.

With the Biden-Harris Ticket, Environmental Justice Is a Focus

With the Biden-Harris Ticket, Environmental Justice Is a Focus

Climate change leaders said the choice of Harris signaled that Democrats will try to ensure that communities burdened by pollution would benefit from a transition to clean energy.

Trump’s Climate Self-Own

Trump’s Climate Self-Own

At last night’s debate, the president got confused about his own policy—and Joe Biden’s.

Kamala Harris might help ‘night and day’ shift for US on global climate diplomacy

Kamala Harris might help ‘night and day’ shift for US on global climate diplomacy

If they defeat Trump, Biden and Harris will have to prove they can cut emissions at home to rebuild US global leadership on climate change.

Senate Democrats want to build a climate coalition that can take on the Kochs

Senate Democrats want to build a climate coalition that can take on the Kochs

"As a caucus, we feel united and ready to roll," says Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii.

Amy Klobuchar is running as a pragmatic, moderate Democrat to take on Trump in 2020 — here's why she could lose the primary

Amy Klobuchar is running as a pragmatic, moderate Democrat to take on Trump in 2020 — here's why she could lose the primary

Klobuchar might lack sufficiently progressive policy views, and might not yet have a clear strategy to win over non-white voters in 2020.

Senate Democrats reveal climate plan to achieve net-zero carbon economy

Senate Democrats reveal climate plan to achieve net-zero carbon economy

The report calls on Congress to spend at least 2% of annual U.S. GDP on climate actions and require federal regulators to ensure publicly-traded companies disclose climate risks.

Trump reins in major environmental law to speed big projects

Trump reins in major environmental law to speed big projects

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he was rolling back a foundational Nixon-era environmental law that he says stifles infrastructure projects, but that is ...

This Is What You Should Watch For In The First-Ever Climate Crisis Presidential Town Hall

This Is What You Should Watch For In The First-Ever Climate Crisis Presidential Town Hall

Each of the top 10 candidates will have 40 minutes to talk exclusively about the climate crisis.

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Faces An Uphill Battle With Climate Hawks

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Faces An Uphill Battle With Climate Hawks

The 2020 Democratic hopeful says he’s serious about fighting climate change. Progressives worry he’d take a “middle ground” approach.

Exclusive: Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy

Exclusive: Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters who elected Donald Trump, according ...

The Courts Won’t End Gerrymandering. Eric Holder Has a Plan to Fix It Without Them.

The Courts Won’t End Gerrymandering. Eric Holder Has a Plan to Fix It Without Them.

While Democrats are fixated on 2020, Holder is fighting for fairer maps in 2021 and beyond.

Democrats Debate in South Carolina — Live Analysis

Democrats Debate in South Carolina — Live Analysis

Democrats are debating in South Carolina, a contest that could significantly influence people who are still making up their minds ahead of Saturday’s voting.

Et Tu, Tiffany? Iconic Jeweler Piles Onto $11.5 Trillion Climate Action Rager

Et Tu, Tiffany? Iconic Jeweler Piles Onto $11.5 Trillion Climate Action Rager

Some of the top names in US business are sounding rather Green New Dealish as they advocate for a COVID-19 recovery plan.

Minority Communities Hail Biden’s Plan for Environmental Justice

Minority Communities Hail Biden’s Plan for Environmental Justice

Environmental justice activists are applauding Joe Biden’s clean energy plan, unveiled Tuesday, because of how it focuses on communities of color that have long suffered from exposure to ...

Trump drags feet on climate treaty, and Republicans aren’t happy

Trump drags feet on climate treaty, and Republicans aren’t happy

Sen. John Kennedy said there is opposition within administration. “It’s somebody over at EPA and/or the White House that doesn’t like the idea,” he said.