New FTC Majority Gives Lina Khan a Chance to Push an Aggressive Player

WASHINGTON — The approval of a third Democrat to the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday broke the partisan stalemate at the agency. good news for this lina hanhead of the agency and a Democrat. It is also a test. With the FTC’s new Democratic majority coming with the approval of Alvaro Bedoya, the fifth commissioner […]

How the Ukraine War Gave Fracking a Second Chance in Britain

LITTLE PLUMPTON, UK – Not much remains of the UK’s only operable fracking site. knocked out in 2019 caused such strong ground shaking that they were felt from miles away. A pile of flares rises above the green safety fence to burn methane gas, but the drill rig is gone and the plan was to […]

Climate Change Increases Chance of Wildfires in California

The hottest summer days in California’s Sierra Nevada have greatly increased the risk of wildfires igniting or spreading, and the risks will increase as the planet continues to warm, scientists said Wednesday. Examining daily temperatures and data from nearly 450 Sierra Nevada fires from 2001 to 2020, and projecting the analysis into the future, the […]

After a Disastrous Summer, Some Lawmakers See a Chance for Climate

WASHINGTON — As the country reels from this summer’s cascade of deaths and destruction from record floods, heatwaves, drought and wildfires, President Biden and progressive Democrats are using this moment to enforce aggressive climate provisions in a comprehensive $3.5 trillion budget bill. New York Senator Chuck Schumer, speaking in Queens on Thursday and who killed […]

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