Rebuking Trump, House votes to keep US in Paris climate pact

Politics 05/02/19, 16:08

The Democratic-controlled House approved a bill Thursday that would prevent President Donald Trump from fulfilling his pledge to withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement and ensure the U.S. honors its commitments under the global accord. The bill falls far short of the ambitious Green New Deal pushed ...

Leader of new climate panel talks of need for ‘bold action’

Politics 02/09/19, 01:50

It does not yet have office space, staff or even Republican members, but Florida Rep. Kathy Castor is confident that a special House committee on climate change will play a leading role on one of the most daunting challenges facing the planet. Castor, who chairs the new panel, says those early ...

Pelosi taps Florida Democrat to lead climate change panel

U.S. 12/28/18, 13:39

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Friday appointed Florida Rep. Kathy Castor to lead a special committee on climate change that will be reinstated in the new Congress. Pelosi, the likely House speaker, said Castor brings experience, energy and "urgency to the existential threat of the climate crisis" facing the United ...

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