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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent House members returned to the U.S. Capitol last Friday and, after some debate, passed the Inflation Reduction Act, major legislation that the Biden-Harris administration said would lower health-care costs, fight climate change, raise taxes on some large companies and reduce the deficit. President Biden signed the ...
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    By Aldon Thomas Stiles California Black Media Last week, people around the world celebrated Earth Week with commemorations and activities leading up to Earth Day, on Friday, April 22. Activists and advocates in California marked the annual event by highlighting the urgency of climate change and why, more than ever, communities of color need to ...
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    New Report Says California’s “Transformative Climate Communities” Should Be National Model; Case Studies Highlight Real-World Impact in Oakland, Ontario, Stockton & Northeast San Fernando Valley With the urgent need to act on climate change getting more attention at COP26, in Washington and around the U.S., a new report from The Greenlining Institute finds that an ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Democratic Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) has introduced the 100 percent Clean Economy Act of 2019. The legislation sets a nationwide goal of achieving a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050, defined as net-zero climate pollution across all sectors of the United States’ economy. The bill contains more ...