Environmental Politics

"Slow Start On World Bank Reform Angers Climate-Hit Countries"

"The World Bank meetings were supposed to be a first step in a new era of affordable loans for developing nations hard hit by climate change like Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s Barbados, one of many Caribbean islands battered by worsening hurricanes."

Source: AP, 04/18/2023

Clean Energy Thriving in Texas. Why Are State GOPers Trying to Stifle It?

"Texas leads the nation for generating the most electricity from solar and wind and plays an outsized role in manufacturing electric vehicles. A slew of new bills could change that."

Source: Inside Climate News, 04/17/2023

After Spying on Standing Rock Protest, TigerSwan Shopped Info to Oil Firms

"Leaked documents and public records reveal a troubling fusion of private security, public law enforcement, and corporate money in the fight over the Dakota Access pipeline."

Source: The Intercept, 04/17/2023

"Biden Approves Alaska Gas Exports As Critics Condemn Another ‘Carbon Bomb’"

"The Biden administration on Thursday approved exports of liquefied natural gas from the Alaska liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, a document showed, prompting criticism from environmental groups over the approval of another “carbon bomb”.

Source: Guardian, 04/17/2023

"Fossil Fuels Find a Loophole in the Latest G-7 Climate Pledge"

"The meeting of Group of Seven energy and environment ministers ended Sunday without a deadline to halt new coal investments or the kinds of firm commitments that climate advocates have said are necessary to limit global warming."

Source: Bloomberg Green, 04/17/2023


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