Climate Change

"CREW Files Bribery Complaint Against Trump Over Oil Industry Donations"

"The watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has filed a criminal bribery complaint urging the Justice Department to investigate former President Trump’s solicitation of campaign donations from fossil fuel executives."

Source: The Hill, 06/26/2024

"Flooded Brazil 'Ghost Town' A Climate Warning To World, UN Advisor Says"

"Record floods that killed over 170 people and displaced half a million in southern Brazil are a warning sign of more disasters to come throughout the Americas because of climate change, an official at the United Nations' refugee agency said on Tuesday."

Source: Reuters, 06/26/2024

Analysis: "Heat Is Killing Thousands, and Big Events Have Not Adjusted"

"At large events all over the world, the scenes of extreme heat stress are starting to look familiar. Older men, shirts undone, lying down with their eyes closed. Aid tents packed with the unconscious. And lines of the faithful — whether they seek religion, music, ballot boxes or sport — sweating under slivers of shade."

Source: NYTimes, 06/26/2024

"Supreme Court Could Curb NEPA Reviews Next Term"

"The Supreme Court opened the door Monday to setting new limits for how agencies account for climate and environmental risks for new projects." "The case follows the court’s recent trend of picking up controversial environmental issues."

Source: E&E News, 06/26/2024

"Minnesota’s Rapidan Dam At Risk Of Failing As Floods Hit Midwest"

"Rising waters on the Blue Earth River in Minnesota washed out a portion of the Rapidan Dam near the town of Mankato, 50 miles southwest of Minneapolis, as floods inundated parts of the Midwest."

Source: Washington Post, 06/26/2024

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