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Nov 19, 2014

U.S. voters view climate change at ‘hyperlocal’ level: Dem donor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Climate change resonates with voters more on a local than a national level, billionaire hedge fund trader turned Democratic fundraiser Tom Steyer said Wednesday, reflecting on the 2014 mid-term elections.

Steyer made a splash ahead of this month’s elections, spending over $70 million to back candidates who took strong positions on climate change policy in key congressional and gubernatorial races.

Nov 19, 2014
Nov 19, 2014
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Nov 18, 2014
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Nov 18, 2014
Nov 17, 2014

White House offers climate change help to U.S. cities

WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – After announcing two major
global initiatives on climate change last week, the Obama
administration pivoted on Monday to American towns and cities to
help them adapt to the impacts of global warming.

The move came after a task force of U.S. governors, mayors
and tribal leaders sent Vice President Joe Biden and senior
White House officials recommendations on how they can help local
communities deal with extreme weather.

Nov 17, 2014
Nov 17, 2014