Tag Archives: climate policy

Cities Are Becoming Sanctuaries For Climate Policy, Too | Fast Company

Yesterday, The New York Times published a complete draft of a climate change report by scientists from 13 federal agencies. According to the Times, its authors feared the Trump administration would suppress its conclusions–including its statement, made with “very high confidence,” that human activities are the primary cause of global climate change.

The 600-plus page report is an expansive look at the state of existing climate science, detailing rising temperatures, increased precipitation, extreme weather like tornadoes and cyclones, and much more. But since it “directly contradicts” the president’s stance on climate change, it’s also kindling for the ongoing debate over the climate on the federal level–one that’s unlikely to be resolved anytime soon.

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PG&E quitting U.S. Chamber over climate change views | Reuters

PG&E quitting U.S. Chamber over climate change views | Green Business | Reuters.