Civil Union is the solution

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 10:50:26 +0000

BY RONALD CONSTANTINO The Vatican recently reiterated its objection to same-sex marriage. Understandable. The Catholic Church believes marriage is between man and woman. Let us understand the position of the Catholic religion. But there is a solution for same-sex partners. Pending in Congress is a bill recognizing Civil Union. It is meant for same-sex partners. […]

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Congress goes on lockdown

Credit to Author: Bernadette E. Tamayo| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 18:06:07 +0000

CONGRESS is on lockdown amid a surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections. With 26 employees afflicted with Covid-19, Senate President Vicente Sotto 3rd saw the need to close down the building until March 30 upon the recommendation of the Senate dental and medical department to disinfect the premises. Sotto said there would be no […]

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The US CLEAN Future Act — What’s In It?

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 03:40:12 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute Blog. By  Dan Lashof, Devashree Saha, Karl Hausker, Greg Carlock, Kevin Kennedy, and Tyler Clevenger  U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, together with subcommittee chairs Bobby Rush and Paul Tonko, introduced the CLEAN Future Act on March 2, 2021. While numerous climate bills are introduced in each Congress, this proposal […]

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A US Carbon Tax In 2020–2021 Is As Viable As Paying The IRS With Dogecoin

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2021 04:59:13 +0000

As I rolled out of bed after a few hours of sleep yesterday morning, I rolled onto a writer group chat message that said, “According to Elon, Biden said no to a carbon tax.” My first thought was, “please tell me this isn’t what I think it is.” I don’t know the full context of […]

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Lies About Cleantech, Lies About Climate, Lies About Regulation & Taxes, Lies About Economics, Lies About Votes

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:22:10 +0000

This article is about a strategy of obsessive lying that led to this point in US history, and how The Big Lie has previously been targeted at cleantech, climate, regulatory, and economic matters

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Congress Continues To Affirm That Climate Security Is National Security

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 04:36:17 +0000

Last week, Congress voted to override the president’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), enacting H.R. 6395, the “William M. (Mac) Thornberry” NDAA for Fiscal Year (FY)

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Signs of Hope for US Federal Climate Action in 2021

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 01 Jan 2021 01:30:11 +0000

As we enthusiastically bid 2020 farewell, for many reasons 2021 is starting to feel like a year to be hopeful. While the rollout of vaccines signal an impending slow-down to the pandemic, recent activity in DC is offering a similar glimpse to solutions on the horizon for the climate crisis

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Bright Spots On Climate To End A Dark Year

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2020 05:23:51 +0000

2020 is coming to a close, and it can’t end fast enough. But as the year winds down, I am buoyed by two big climate victories on the same day, perched atop a clear change in direction mandated by the election

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Public Transit Is In Crisis, But Essential To Our Recovery

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 19:21:17 +0000

Rumors of another COVID recovery package are coming to a head as we close out the disastrous year that has been 2020. Congress must include and prioritize America’s public transportation system in its relief package, not only because it has been severely impacted by the pandemic and the concurrent economic crisis, but because it is foundational to America’s comeback

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