Climate Change

Struggling Oil Companies Are Still Giving Plenty to Republicans

"Even as Joe Biden and Congressional Democrats have built a commanding lead in the money race ahead of the November election, the nation's oil and gas industry has continued to direct its formidable financial clout to support President Donald Trump and Republicans."

Source: InsideClimate News, 10/28/2020

"The Most Important Climate Ballot Initiatives to Watch on Election Day"

"The presidential race may be sucking up all the climate oxygen at the national level, but it’s far from the only place climate is on the ballot. This election is full of existential choices down the ballot, with tons of crucial Senate, House, and local fights, too."

Source: Earther, 10/28/2020

"As Election Nears, Trump Makes a Final Push Against Climate Science"

"The Trump administration has recently removed the chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the nation’s premier scientific agency, installed new political staff who have questioned accepted facts about climate change and imposed stricter controls on communications at the agency."

Source: NYTimes, 10/28/2020

"Japan’s New Leader Sets Ambitious Goal of Carbon Neutrality by 2050"

"Japan will be carbon neutral by 2050, its prime minister said on Monday, making an ambitious pledge to sharply accelerate the country’s global warming targets, even as it plans to build more than a dozen new coal-burning power plants in the coming years."

Source: NYTimes, 10/27/2020

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