Climate Change

Wall Street Bets Climate-Related Financial Regulation Coming Under Biden

"The White House may not be preparing to transition to a Biden administration, but Wall Street is." "The president-elect has said he would require publicly traded companies to disclose emissions and financial risks associated with global warming."

 

Source: InsideClimate News, 11/20/2020

"Trump Pushes New Environmental Rollbacks On Way Out The Door"

"Down to its final weeks, the Trump administration is working to push through dozens of environmental rollbacks that could weaken century-old protections for migratory birds, expand Arctic drilling and hamstring future regulation of public health threats."

Source: AP, 11/19/2020
November 24, 2020

SEJ Webinar: Post-Election Reality Check — A Green Recovery for All?

With the 2020 election results in, environmental journalists want to know what’s on the agenda for the next four years. Join us Nov 24, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET for an #SEJ2020 webinar for journalists seeking to report on the connections between climate, COVID-19 and the economy.

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"Biden Plans to Move Fast With a ‘Climate Administration.’ Here’s How."

"President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr., eager to elevate climate change issues throughout his administration, is already drafting orders to reduce planet-warming pollution and seeking nominees who will embed climate policy not only in environmental agencies but in departments from Defense to Treasury to Transportation."

Source: NYTimes, 11/18/2020

Solar Companies Ask Biden To Reverse Trump’s Tariff on Panel Imports

"In January 2018, President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on imported solar panels despite protests from much of the industry, sending jobs in one of the nation’s fastest-growing employment engines tumbling for the following two years. Now the solar industry is asking President-elect Joe Biden to cut short what was widely seen as Trump’s biggest blow to solar energy during his single term."

Source: HuffPost, 11/18/2020

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