National (U.S.)

March 20, 2024

SWCC Workshop: "To Build a Better Future, We Must First Imagine It."

Join queer science communicator and climate optimist Ive Velikova in this Science Writers & Communicators of Canada workshop exploring how to leverage the power of storytelling to motivate climate action in your community, drawing from storytelling traditions and speculative fiction genres. 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET.

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NewsNation Journalist Lambert Wins $80,000 Judgment Vs. Ohio City, County

"A city and county in Ohio have agreed to pay $112,000 to resolve NewsNation journalist Evan Lambert’s federal civil rights lawsuit, which stemmed from his unlawful arrest last year while covering a press conference about the derailment of a train carrying toxic chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio."

"How A Northwest Tribe Is Escaping A Rising Ocean"

"In a mossy stretch of forest on Washington state's outer coast, streets and sidewalks have appeared in recent weeks, representing the future of the Quinault Indian Nation. The coastal tribe has spent a decade trying to move its villages out of reach of a rising Pacific Ocean and its tsunamis."

Source: KUOW, 02/23/2024

SEC Drops Key Emissions Disclosure Requirements From Draft Climate Rules

"The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has removed some of its most ambitious greenhouse gas emission disclosure requirements from corporate climate risk rules it is preparing to adopt, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday."

Source: Reuters, 02/23/2024

"A Major EPA Climate Rule Is Stuck In Limbo"

"EPA Administrator Michael Regan and White House climate adviser Ali Zaidi arrived at international climate negotiations in the United Arab Emirates late last year with a big announcement: The Biden team had finalized a major climate rule aimed at slashing methane emissions from the oil and gas industry. But nearly three months later, the rule hasn’t been officially printed by the government."

Source: E&E News, 02/23/2024

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