Climate Change

"To Fight Climate Change, New York City Takes on Oil Companies"

"Seeking to position himself as a national leader against climate change, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced a two-pronged attack against the fossil-fuel industry, including a vow that city pension funds would divest about $5 billion from companies involved in the fossil fuel business."

Source: NY Times, 01/11/2018

"Dem AGs Ask Pruitt To Recuse Himself From Climate Rule Repeal Process"

"The Democratic attorneys general of 12 states say Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt needs to recuse himself from all matters related to the repeal of the Obama administration’s climate change rule for power plants."

Source: The Hill, 01/10/2018

13 Dead After Flooding, Mudslides Force Thousands To Flee In California

"At least 13 people are dead and more than 20 are injured in California from weather-related incidents, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. The southern part of the state has been drenched with severe rain just weeks after several fires tore through the area."

Source: ABC News, 01/10/2018

How Much Has ‘Climate Change’ Been Scrubbed From Federal Websites? A Lot

"Nearly a year into the Trump administration, mentions of climate change have been systematically removed, altered or played down on websites across the federal government, according to a report made public Wednesday."

Source: NY Times, 01/10/2018

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