2017-12-01 20:05:34

GOP Quietly Moves to Open Arctic Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling While Earth Undergoes 6th Extinction

As the GOP tax bill heads to a potential vote today, a little known provision tucked into the Republican tax bill would open one of the world’s last pristine wildernesses—the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—to oil and fracked gas drilling. The amendment was added during negotiations to win votes for the larger tax bill. The Arctic Refuge is rich in biodiversity and home to caribou, polar bears and musk oxen. It has also been home to indigenous people for thousands of years.

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EU Will Only Make Deals with Paris Climate Agreement Members (Not US)

EU Will Only Make Deals with Paris Climate Agreement Members (Not US)

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Trump’s “Backward-Looking” Speech Ignores Climate Change, While Pushing for “Beautiful, Clean Coal”

Trump’s “Backward-Looking” Speech Ignores Climate Change, While Pushing for “Beautiful, Clean Coal”

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Trump Admin Adds New Tax on...Imported Solar Panels

Trump Admin Adds New Tax on...Imported Solar Panels

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A Warning from the Center of the World: Pacific Nation Kiribati Is Disappearing as Sea Level Rises

A Warning from the Center of the World: Pacific Nation Kiribati Is Disappearing as Sea Level Rises