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Coronavirus & Flooding Set to Collide in USA — New Union of Concerned Scientists Analysis

April 12th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Last month, when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its seasonal forecast for the spring flooding season, I was jolted into a reality that some people in the US are already experiencing: extreme weather stops for no virus. Just days after NOAA’s forecast came out, the flooding arrived: floodwaters from heavy rains in central and southern Ohio required the evacuation of dozens of people, leading one local sheriff to state, “God knows how we will figure it out with COVID-19.”

These Lawyers Are Creating An ALEC For Climate Change

April 5th, 2019 | by Nexus Media

For the last forty-odd years, the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, has been a mainstay of the conservative movement and major force in shaping state laws. The organization brings together state lawmakers and corporate leaders to draft business-friendly policies that are then ferried to statehouses around the country

Columbia University Divests From Coal

March 14th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

New York's oldest university, Columbia University, has announced that its Trustees have voted to recommend divesting from companies which derive 35% or more of their revenue from thermal coal production.

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