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Oregon’s Republican state Senators have gone into hiding to avoid voting on a groundbreaking climate bill. But the Senate’s top Democrat says his party can’t muster up the support to pass it, anyway.
A decade ago, corporations teamed up with environmental groups to create the US Climate Action Partnership. Now they’ve formed the CEO Climate Dialogue, which again will push market-based solutions to the climate crisis.
After a Governor Jerry Brown mixed record, climate advocates hope Governor Gavin Newsom will up the ante on climate policy. Early on, details remain murky.
What is carbon pricing, how is it different from carbon emissions permits, and could such a policy reduce carbon dioxide emissions sufficiently to slow down global warming? We discuss these and many other questions with James Boyce of the Political Economy Research Institute
EPA chief Scott Pruitt declared ‘the war on coal is over,’ but the loss of coal jobs had nothing to do with the Clean Power Plan, and repealing it is simply a ‘shameful giveaway to profit-driven polluters,’ says Food & Water Watch’s Wenonah Hauter
California Gov. Jerry Brown poses as an anti-Trump climate-change savior, but his policies support Big Oil’s agenda, says Adam Scow, California director at Food & Water Watch