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Vox’s Zack Beauchamp: Democracy threatens climate, planet and democracy!

Guest Ron White impression by David Middleton Vox is always good for a laugh… The right-wing populist wave is a threat to the climateThe Amazon rainforest fires reveal a lot about this political movement.By Zack Beaucham Aug 22, 2019 The Amazon rainforest is on fire — and the consensus is that Brazil’s far-right populist leader, Jair Bolsonaro, is…

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Court declares Obama’s EPA “Waters of the United States Rule” unlawful

From Legal Insurrection Posted by Leslie Eastman Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 7:30pm “…vast expansion of jurisdiction over waters and land traditionally within the states’ regulatory authority cannot stand…” Back in 2015, we covered the Obama administration’s far-reaching Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule and the pushback it received at the time.  States’ suits…

‘Climate Emergency’? Dems won’t allow presidential climate debate

From Gizmodo: DNC Votes 222-137 Against Allowing Candidates to Participate in Climate Debate Democratic National Committee delegates in San Francisco voted against allowing candidates to participate in a primary debate focused on climate change, per the Mercury News, in a contentious 222-137 vote that comes amid ongoing devastation in the Amazon rainforest and growing evidence that scientists have…

Live-stream now: How U.N. ‘Solutions’ to Climate Change Harm World’s Poorest

PRESS RELEASE: HEARTLAND INSTITUTE TO LIVESTREAM REBUTTAL TO U.N. ‘CIVIL SOCIETY’ SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE Rebuttal Will Explain How U.N. ‘Solutions’ to Climate Change Harm World’s Poorest The Heartland Institute, the world’s leading think tank promoting climate realism and free-market solutions to environmental challenges, will livestreama panel discussion on August 26 from Salt Lake City, site of the United Nations Civil…

U.N. ‘Solutions’ Harm World’s Poorest Learn More at Heartland Institute’s Livestream Aug. 26

U.N. ‘Solutions’ Harm World’s Poorest Learn More at Heartland Institute’s Livestream Aug. 26 Think Tank will be in Salt Lake City Next Week with Live Rebuttal to United Nations ‘Civil Society’ Sustainability Conference The Heartland Institute, the world’s leading think tank promoting climate realism and free-market solutions to environmental challenges, will livestream a program on…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #373

The Week That Was: 2019-08-24 (August 24, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.” ― Richard P. Feynman Number of the Week: 116 Stations THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President,…