Author: RL Miller

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Climate Hawsk Vote endorses Senator Ed Markey (MA) in his primary challenge, Sept 1

Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts has an outstanding record as a climate hawk, both in the House and now as a Senator. In the House, he was the “Markey” of the cap and trade Waxman-Markey bill of 2009. In the Senate, he’s authored strong climate bills, such as bills to ban oil exports, an anti-Keystone […]

August 25th

Watch live: DNC marks up the draft Election 2020 Democratic Platform

Hey folk, @TheDemocrats are marking up the draft 2020 platform right now. I found out because I happened to check the DNC Youtube channel, not because anyone told me. By RL Miller Meantime, I delivered 5000 signatures to @MDeatrick of @DNCClimate  and @VarshPrakash of @sunrisemvmt showing public support to #FixDNCPlatform – restore science, bolder goals for renewable energy, more. https://bit.ly/2OTm9jf […]

July 27th

Climate Hawks Vote endorses Sara Gideon for Senate to unseat Susan Collins in Maine

Climate Hawk Democrats can flip the Senate by ousting Susan Collins, the endangered Senate Republican who tries to pretend that she’s moderate. Her moment in the national spotlight came in September 2018 when she defended Brett Kavanaugh and cast the deciding vote to confirm him to the Supreme Court, declaring that he would respect settled […]

July 6th

When it comes to offshore oil drilling, GOP isn’t interested in “states’ rights”, just big oil’s rights

You’ve probably heard Trump’s utterly baseless claim that wind farms cause cancer (and we’re not going to bother with a rebuttal, because you already know that he lies when he opens his mouth) — but did you see his sneaky effort to make it easier to disregard states’ concerns regarding offshore oil drilling? By RL […]

April 19th

It’s not too late to block dirty oil lobbyist David Berhnardt from heading the Interior Department

Longtime fossil fuel lobbyist – and walking conflict of interest – David Bernhardt has been formally nominated to head the Interior Department. He’ll use his position to enrich fossil fuel businesses at the expense of the American people – starting with opening the entire Atlantic Coast to oil drilling. And the Senate is voting on […]

March 26th

Drain the Swamp: Trump begs TVA to stick with coal

Do you know John Prine’s song about Paradise, in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky? It was paradise until Mr. Peabody’s coal train hauled it all away. Long after the song protesting the horrors of strip mining made Paradise famous, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) realized that burning coal didn’t make any economic sense. Now it’s preparing to […]

February 12th