The measure, which would repeal an oil and gas development program in the refuge, now needs to pass the Senate, where there is stiff opposition.
The Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis gets advice on how to better communicate about climate change with conservatives.
Democrats on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce plan to introduce comprehensive legislation later this year to deal with climate change.
Democrats hope Republicans will decide to cosponsor legislation to codify scientific integrity procedures at federal agencies.
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson calls on science agencies to provide information about their strategy for implementing the executive order eliminating one third of federal advisory committees.
The resolution, which legislators hope the House of Representatives will approve, calls for a massive mobilization to halt, reverse, mitigate, and prepare for the consequences of climate change.
The House caucus offers an opportunity for Republicans and Democrats to seek common ground on climate change solutions.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says that dark money funding from the fossil fuel industry and others “has polluted our politics.” Dark money and climate denial “are two sides of the same coin,” he says.
Nearly 10 years after the introduction of the ambitious Waxman-Markey climate change bill, experts assess the chances of climate legislation.
In the wake of a dire report on global threats to biodiversity, experts explain why the issue is so urgent, not just to the environment and to threatened species but also to people.