Politics

Robert Kennedy Jr., historically an environmental advocate, shifts gears in his presidential campaign, blending environmental concerns with anti-establishment rhetoric.

Scott Waldman reports for POLITICO.

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North Dakota has announced a preliminary climate strategy targeting sustainability, though it notably excludes fossil fuel regulation.

Jeff Beach reports for the North Dakota Monitor.

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Indigenous activists at the UN Permanent Forum urge a stop to carbon markets, citing detrimental effects on native communities.

Maria Parazo Rose reports for Grist.

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A new legal perspective raises the possibility of prosecuting oil companies for various types of homicide, excluding first-degree murder, due to their contributions to climate change.

Kate Yoder reports for Grist.

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A new study reveals that by 2050, global incomes will decrease by almost 20% on average due to severe climate impacts, which will cost significantly more than proactive measures to limit temperature rises.

Jonathan Watts reports for The Guardian.

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President Biden curtails fossil fuel extraction in Alaska, aiming to preserve the region's pristine habitats.

Maxine Joselow reports for The Washington Post.

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A new rule introduced by the Biden administration aims to balance conservation with economic activities on America's public lands, enhancing protections and sustainable use.

Catrin Einhorn reports for The New York Times.

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Climate activists advocate for a return to Earth Day's protest roots, opposing the commercial exploitation of the event.

Kristin Hostetter reports for Outside.
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Scotland will no longer pursue its 2030 goal of a 75% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, although it aims to achieve net-zero by 2045.

Kevin Keane reports for BBC Scotland.

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A recent poll indicates growing American concern for climate change, though skepticism persists about the efficacy of President Biden's Inflation Reduction Act.

Alexa St. John and Linley Sanders report for The Associated Press.

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State legislators are pushing for laws that would make fossil fuel companies financially responsible for climate change-related disasters.

Alex Brown reports for Stateline.

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California’s plan to reduce building emissions through the Equitable Building Decarbonization Program may see a significant budget reduction.

Aaron Cantú reports for Capital & Main.

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Activists are urging British MPs to disassociate from the fossil fuel sector in a pivotal election year, pushing for cleaner political practices.

Phoebe Cooke reports for DeSmog.

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Todd Stern, former U.S. climate envoy, criticizes political leaders for their cautious approach to climate change, claiming it jeopardizes global safety.

Fiona Harvey reports for The Guardian.

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Investigative journalists delve into the intricate strategies deployed by the fossil fuel industry to sow doubt and misinformation, urging the public to remain vigilant amidst mounting climate crises.

Amy Westervelt and Kyle Pope report for The Guardian.

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As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency nears finalization of its emissions standards for power plants, potential modifications aim to tighten controls on gas-fired facilities.

Jean Chemnick reports for E&E News.

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Senator Sherrod Brown advocates for a ban on Chinese-made electric vehicles in the U.S., citing national security risks.

Mariko Oi reports for BBC.

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The Biden administration has sanctioned a vast oil terminal off Texas, drawing ire from environmentalists.

Matthew Daly reports for the Associated Press.

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