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Supersonic Aviation Program Could Cause ‘Climate Debacle,’ Environmentalists Warn

by Inside Climate News | January 12, 2023
An experimental jet that aerospace company Lockheed Martin is building for NASA as part of a half-billion dollar supersonic aviation program is a “climate debacle,” according to an environmental group that is calling for the space agency to conduct an independent analysis of the jet’ ...

Seven Tough Issues That Could Disrupt Maryland Gov.-Elect Moore’s Climate Agenda

by Inside Climate News | December 31, 2022
Maryland ratepayers paid at least $57 million in 2021 to subsidize dirty energy like trash incineration, the burning of wood waste and debris and so-called biogas captured at landfills, up from about $1 million in 2008, according to figures compiled by the nonprofit Public Employees for ...

Four States Just Got a ‘Trifecta’ of Democratic Control, Paving the Way for Climate and Clean Energy Legislation

by Inside Climate News | November 9, 2022
The new administration can empower state regulatory agencies by appointing leadership that prioritizes clean and affordable energy policies, said Emily Scarr, director of Maryland PIRG, the Baltimore-based consumer advocacy group. It would send a clear message that it plans to hold ...

The Bureau of Land Management Lets 1.5 Million Cattle Graze on Federal Land for Almost Nothing, but the Cost to the Climate Could Be High – Inside Climate News

by Inside Climate News | July 25, 2022
On Monday, the environmental group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) sent a complaint letter to Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, accusing the department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of failing to take into account the climate impacts of its commercial grazing ...

Does Nature Have Rights? A Burgeoning Legal Movement Says Rivers, Forests and Wildlife Have Standing, Too

by Inside Climate News | September 19, 2021
“For Chuck O’Neal, a lifelong outdoorsman and environmentalist, the moment of truth came on election night 2020, as results rolled in from perhaps the most partisan campaign season in American history. O’Neal had spent the past two years running a campaign in Orange County, ...
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