Environment

Whitmer: Climate Change Is Making Massive Floods ‘More Frequent’ – ‘Old Infrastructure’ Is Also an Issue

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) discussed the flooding in her state and said that 500-year floods, like the one that the state is currently experiencing, are “becoming more and more frequent. We’ve got climate change as a part of that.” And that “old infrastructure” is also an issue as well.

In a photo provided by the governor's office, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks in Lansing, Mich., Monday, May 4, 2020. Whitmer's administration says hospitals and physicians have "broad discretion" to decide whether to delay nonessential procedures during the pandemic. In-person contact should be limited as much as possible. But if …

Ocasio-Cortez Joins Joe Biden’s Climate Change Panel

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), a chief advocate for the Green New Deal, will serve on former Vice President Joe Biden’s climate change panel for the presumptive Democrat presidential nominee’s campaign, Reuters first reported Wednesday.  

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