UPDATED: What National Policy Can Learn from Pennsylvanian’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

By: Tommy Furlong Environmental policy has long been rising on the national agenda. Changes under the Biden administration are expected to come, but earthshattering innovations like the Green New Deal are not. “The less innovative their policies are,” said Kate Larsen, a director at Rhodium Group where she leads international energy and climate research, “theContinue reading “UPDATED: What National Policy Can Learn from Pennsylvanian’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative”

What National Policy Can Learn from Pennsylvania’s RGGI

By: Tommy Furlong Environmental policy has long been rising on the national agenda. Changes under the Biden administration are expected to come, but earth-shattering innovations like the Green New Deal are not. “The less innovative their policies are,” said Kate Larsen, a director at Rhodium Group, an independent research provider, “the more likely those revisedContinue reading “What National Policy Can Learn from Pennsylvania’s RGGI”

Environmental Voters Could Swing the Vote, But will they Vote?

By: Tommy Furlong Climate change is one of the most important issues of this generation and scientists warn that the country faces drastic implications if the nation and world do not begin to confront the issue soon. Those who vote for the environment, especially young voters, have the power to swing this election in numbers,Continue reading “Environmental Voters Could Swing the Vote, But will they Vote?”

Subcommittee on Elections Hearing Examines Misinformation in the 2020 Election – UPDATED

By: Tommy Furlong Voters have been victim of voter suppression from both foreign and domestic actors in the 2020 election, said Chairperson Marcia Fudge (D-OH). This past Tuesday, the House Administration Subcommittee on Elections brought together witnesses to testify on how misinformation campaigns have played a role in this election cycle’s voter suppression in orderContinue reading “Subcommittee on Elections Hearing Examines Misinformation in the 2020 Election – UPDATED”

Subcommittee on Elections Hearing Examines Misinformation in the 2020 Election

By Tommy Furlong Voters have been victim of voter suppression from both foreign and domestic actors in the 2020 election.   This past Tuesday, House Administration Subcommittee on Elections brought together witnesses to testify on how misinformation campaigns have played an essential role in this cycle’s voter suppression in order to inform congressional action. “Just likeContinue reading “Subcommittee on Elections Hearing Examines Misinformation in the 2020 Election”

Local activists urge for more environmental action as D.C. falls behind city goals – UPDATED

By Tommy Furlong In 2017 Mayor Bowser pledged to make Washington D.C. carbon neutral by 2050. Today, Mark Rodeffer of the Sierra Club said in a phone interview, “D.C is definitely not on track to meet the 2050 goal.” In fact, he said, “D.C. is probably not quite on track to hit the 2032 goals”Continue reading “Local activists urge for more environmental action as D.C. falls behind city goals – UPDATED”

Local activists urge for more environmental action as D.C. falls behind city goals

By Tommy Furlong In 2017 Mayor Bowser pledged to make Washington D.C. carbon neutral by 2050. Today, Mark Rodeffer of the Sierra Club said in a phone interview, “D.C. is definitely not on track to meet the 2050 goal.” In fact, he said, “D.C. is probably not quite on track to hit the 2032 goals”Continue reading “Local activists urge for more environmental action as D.C. falls behind city goals”

AU Dems President Reflects on 2020 Ticket Issues

Jeremy Ward, executive director of American University College Democrats (AU Dems), molded his connection to politics through family ties.  In his formative years he studied medical research at science fairs and attended forums in Washington D.C.   “My mom’s family is all in medicine and my dad’s family’s all in government,” he said. This background shapedContinue reading “AU Dems President Reflects on 2020 Ticket Issues”

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