Trump’s Interior Department Is Claiming Climate Change Is Actually Good for Plants
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Trump’s Interior Department Is Claiming Climate Change Is Actually Good for Plants

A climate change–denier who was promoted in Trump’s Department of the Interior has been slipping misleading claims about greenhouse gases into official reports, according to the New York Times. The language, which misleadingly downplays the effects of climate change and touts the debunked potential benefits of carbon dioxide for plants, was inserted into at least…

Investment giant BlackRock faces critics on climate change, Amazon deforestation
Environmental News

Investment giant BlackRock faces critics on climate change, Amazon deforestation

REVERB is a new documentary series from CBSN Originals. Watch the latest episode, “Complicit: The Amazon Fires,” in the video player above. After years of criticism from environmentalists, the world’s biggest investor finally embraced the challenge of battling climate change in January. That’s when BlackRock, with a massive $7.4 trillion in client assets, announced it would sell…

Here’s the Pro-Bernie Climate Scientist Op-Ed the Washington Post Wouldn’t Run
Green Energy

Here’s the Pro-Bernie Climate Scientist Op-Ed the Washington Post Wouldn’t Run

Photo: GettyOn Sunday, the Washington Post published an opinion piece by Fred Hiatt, the opinion page’s editor, entitled “How Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Both Reject the Reality of Climate Change.” This false equivalence is, to put it bluntly, absolutely one of the most idiotic things I have ever seen.Hiatt’s piece inexplicably attacks the climate…

Elizabeth Warren Targets Wall Street in New Climate Change Plan
Climate Change

Elizabeth Warren Targets Wall Street in New Climate Change Plan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has (another) plan to deal with climate change. This time, she’s targeting Wall Street.Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images)Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren targeted Wall Street in her latest plan to combat climate change, saying she would ensure that banks, asset managers and insurers “pay the true cost of climate change.” According…