Climate Change

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 …

EU Demands Compliance In Exchange for Coronavirus Cash

BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union signaled Wednesday that it will not punish member countries for breaking the bloc´s deficit rules to tackle the coronavirus but that it could condition their access to sorely-needed recovery funds on them following its

Members of the EU Parliament arrive and sit in an empty hemicycle at the beginning of the plenary session which is reduced to a single day due to the spread of the COVID-19 illness, in Brussels, on March 10, 2020. - All European Union States are hit by the novel …

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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