Climate Politics: The View from Washington (27th Oct.)

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An assorted compilation of blog entries sourced from various corners of the web, all focused on the subject of climate change. Fresh additions are made as significant, novel articles emerge. The lineup of contributors encompasses CCR co-founder Mike Shatzkin, along with distinguished authorities like Gordian Raacke, John Englander, Steve Cohen, Richard Heede, Mary Foster Morgan, and Joel Stronberg. Additionally, the roster includes associates of CCR such as authors Cyril Christo, Linda Sunshine, Abby Luby, Paige Peterson, and Biddle Duke.

Climate Politics: The View from Washington (27th Oct.)

Joel Stronberg, Esq.
By Joel Stronberg, Esq. and 10/27/23
Well, Republicans in the US House of Representatives finally did it. They elected Mike Johnson (R-LA) to succeed Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as speaker of the lower chamber. It took them just over three weeks to do the deed—during which time the work of Congress came to a virtual standstill. Johnson…
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The New Face of Climate Protest: Can You Hear Them Now?

Joel Stronberg, Esq.
By Joel Stronberg, Esq. and 10/25/23
It’s no secret that the global transition to low-carbon economies is behind what scientists say is the pace needed to avoid the worst consequences of Earth’s warming. As ice sheets in Greenland, glaciers in Switzerland, and the ice caps in the Arctic and Antarctic are melting more rapidly than first thought, scientists are likely underestimating what’s…
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Climate Politics: The View from Washington (19th Oct.)

Joel Stronberg, Esq.
By Joel Stronberg, Esq. and 10/19/23
It’s been weeks now and 221 Republicans can’t seem to get their House in order. It seems that the gang of eight that removed Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) from the speaker’s chair didn’t have a Plan B. The U.S. House of Representatives remains out of order without an elected successor to…
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What Choice Do We Have in 2024 If We’re to Save the Planet?

Joel Stronberg, Esq.
By Joel Stronberg, Esq. and 10/18/23
It should be clear to everyone in the climate activist community that if the ex-president becomes the next president, it will knock U.S. climate policy back decades—yes, decades! The only thing worse would be his having a Republican Congress to help him do it. Given that the Party of Lincoln…
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Climate Politics: View from Washington

Joel Stronberg, Esq.
By Joel Stronberg, Esq. and 10/14/23
Dominating politics this week is the war in the Middle East between Israel and the terrorist group Hamas, in which thousands have died and many more have been wounded. Israel's far-right Prime Minister Netanyahu has promised a scorched earth retaliation against Hamas and other terrorist groups like the Palestinian Islamic…
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Climate Politics: The View from Washington

Joel Stronberg, Esq.
By Joel Stronberg, Esq. and 10/10/23
Dominating politics this week is the war in the Middle East between Israel and the terrorist group Hamas, in which thousands have died and many more have been wounded. Israel's far-right Prime Minister Netanyahu has promised a scorched earth retaliation against Hamas and other terrorist groups like the Palestinian Islamic…
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Climate Politics Today: The View from Washington

Joel Stronberg, Esq.
By Joel Stronberg, Esq. and 10/05/23
Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) made history the other day. He was the first sitting Speaker of the House to be fired. Talk about being hoisted on your own petard. One congressman was heard to say after the vote that the former speaker's "chickens finally came back to roost." More on that…
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