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Last Build Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:02:15 -0400


ENDANGERED SPECIES: Court cites climate threat, upholds listing for seals

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:02:15 -0400

A federal appeals court today upheld protections for Arctic bearded seals based on projections that climate change would severely threaten their habitat by the century's end.

POLITICS: Clinton aides sought to appease 'whining' senators

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:02:18 -0400

Hillary Clinton's campaign aides have worked behind the scenes to keep Democratic lawmakers from "whining" or "complaining" about their treatment, hacked emails show.

ENDANGERED SPECIES: Group threatens more lawsuits to force government's hand

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:02:20 -0400

In a report celebrating the conclusion of a landmark deal with the Fish and Wildlife Service, environmental group WildEarth Guardians today threatened to resume legal challenges under the Endangered Species Act.

NUCLEAR: Climate concerns key to industry's future — Moniz

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:02:25 -0400

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz told the nuclear industry today to get serious about acknowledging the threat of climate change "because that has not been the case, to put it bluntly."

CAMPAIGN 2016: Dead heat in Minn.; Shea-Porter poised for N.H. comeback

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:02:27 -0400

Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan barely squeaked out a win against Republican businessman Stewart Mills last cycle, and it doesn't look as if the Democrat can count on any breathing room in the 2016 contest, either.

POLITICS: Steyer's NextGen claims it registered 1M voters

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:02:29 -0400

California-based billionaire and environmental activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate and NextGen California have registered 1 million voters for this election, the groups said today.

TRANSPORTATION: Government must prioritize low-carbon options — report

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:02:31 -0400

Regulators should do more to reduce pollution from the transportation sector, incentivizing low-carbon options and phasing out high-emitting vehicles, the group Environment America said in a new report.