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Biden pushes for New Deal-style Civilian Climate Corps

Inspired by the New Deal-era Civilian Conservation Corps, President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats are pushing for a modern counterpart: a Civilian Climate Corps that would create hundreds of thousands of jobs building trails, restoring streams and helping prevent catastrophic wildfires.
ccc renewable energy climate politics
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A new program like FDR’s Civilian Conservation Corps could help the nation fight climate change and transition to renewable energy

Proposals currently being considered in Washington differ from the New Deal program because of a focus on employing women and people of color and tackling projects in underserved communities.

Climate change is slowly turning our cities into saunas
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Climate change is slowly turning our cities into saunas

Young and old are the most vulnerable to deadly heat predicted by a new model.
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Young people want to do something about climate change. Biden may have an answer

Young people want to do something about climate change. Biden may have an answer

His climate plan proposes putting youths to work safeguarding the country against climate change.
The case for reviving the Civilian Conservation Corps
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The case for reviving the Civilian Conservation Corps

If the US brought back the Great Depression’s massive worker program, it could put millions of Americans back to work—and help stave off disasters like wildfires.
Appalachia coalition creates blueprint for more sustainable, equitable
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Appalachia coalition creates blueprint for more sustainable, equitable

Reimagine Appalachia breaks away from fossil fuels, to build a carbon neutral economy with racial equity and good paying jobs.
The secret to legislative success for climate activists
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The secret to legislative success for climate activists

The Green New Deal has to be more than just a branding exercise.
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