environmental

New Figures Show Billionaire Candidates Spending Big, With Little Return

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German Greens cringe at Austrian peers’ coalition deal with Kurz

FILE PHOTO: Austria’s designated Chancellor and head of the People’s Party (OeVP) Sebastian Kurz looks on at the presidential office during the swearing-in ceremony of the new government in Vienna, Austria January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Leonhard FoegerBERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s environmentalist Greens have baulked at concessions their Austrian peers have made on immigration policy to clinch…

Trump environmental regulation: Trump proposes easing of environmental rules to speed up infrastructure work — live stream

CBSN The Trump administration is proposing to ease environmental rules to speed up some major infrastructure projects, a move that worries environmentalists concerned about climate change. Specifically, the administration is easing up on regulations under the National Environmental Policy Act, claiming it’s outdated. The event comes after the president’s announcement that the U.S. will impose…

My Journey to Radical Environmentalism

It’s never too late to take action aimed at protecting our planet.Jan. 8, 2020, 8:36 p.m. ETCredit…Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesI can’t quite remember the moment when I became radicalized about protecting the environment and the planet, but it happened last year. That’s late in life, I know. At 49 years old, it is very possible and…

Swiss Greens fall short in bid for first cabinet seat

ZURICH (Reuters) – Environmentalist Greens failed to win a seat in the Swiss federal government on Wednesday, unable to persuade parliament to oust a sitting minister and make room for an upstart party that made record gains in October elections. Members of the Swiss Government (Bundesrat) attend a parliamentary session at the Swiss Parliament in…