How significant is Biden’s commitment to climate change? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “How significant is Biden’s commitment to climate change? | Inside Story” – below is their description. The climate crisis is an “urgent national security issue” says Joe Biden’s team. So he’s given former secretary of state John Kerry a seat on the national security council to drive … Read more How significant is Biden’s commitment to climate change? | Inside Story

Erin Brockovich on Biden pick: The fox is in the henhouse

CNN published this video item, entitled “Erin Brockovich on Biden pick: The fox is in the henhouse” – below is their description. Environmental activist Erin Brockovich tells CNN’s Brianna Keilar why environmentalists denounce President-elect Joe Biden’s transition EPA review team pick Michael McCabe over his work with DuPont on PFOA. #CNN #News CNN YouTube Channel … Read more Erin Brockovich on Biden pick: The fox is in the henhouse

John Kerry a Potential Pick to Lead Biden’s Climate Team

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “John Kerry a Potential Pick to Lead Biden’s Climate Team” – below is their description. President-elect Joe Biden has stocked his transition team with policy experts, academics and former Obama administration officials, a contrast with the industry-friendly figures President Donald Trump sent into the government upon winning … Read more John Kerry a Potential Pick to Lead Biden’s Climate Team

Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination Could Be Bad for Climate Policy

Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination Could Be Bad for Climate Policy” – below is their description. The confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court could make it harder for future administrations to adapt laws that have been on the books for decades to meet emerging challenges … Read more Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination Could Be Bad for Climate Policy

Former EPA Leaders Endorse Biden, Denounce Trump’s Impact on Environment

Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “Former EPA Leaders Endorse Biden, Denounce Trump’s Impact on Environment” – below is their description. The leaders who ran the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for more than a quarter century, serving under Republican and Democratic presidents, agree that President Donald Trump has set the agency against science. … Read more Former EPA Leaders Endorse Biden, Denounce Trump’s Impact on Environment

Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz to Pay $1.5 Billion to Settle Emissions Case

Bloomberg QuickTake News published this video item, entitled “Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz to Pay $1.5 Billion to Settle Emissions Case” – below is their description. Automaker Daimler AG and subsidiary Mercedes-Benz USA have agreed to pay $1.5 billion to the U.S. government and California state regulators to resolve emissions cheating allegations, officials said Monday. The U.S. … Read more Daimler AG, Mercedes-Benz to Pay $1.5 Billion to Settle Emissions Case

Trump Says U.S. Infrastructure ‘Will Be the Envy of the World’ If He Wins in November

President Donald Trump is ready to roll back a foundational Nixon-era environmental law that he says stifles infrastructure projects, but that is credited with ensuring decades of scrutiny of major projects and giving local communities a say. Trump was in Atlanta to announce changes Wednesday to the National Environmental Policy Act’s regulations for how and … Read more Trump Says U.S. Infrastructure ‘Will Be the Envy of the World’ If He Wins in November

‘AOC and Bernie Are in Charge of Energy:’ Trump Slams Biden’s Climate Plan in Atlanta

President Donald Trump is ready to roll back a foundational Nixon-era environmental law that he says stifles infrastructure projects, but that is credited with ensuring decades of scrutiny of major projects and giving local communities a say. Trump was in Atlanta to announce changes Wednesday to the National Environmental Policy Act’s regulations for how and … Read more ‘AOC and Bernie Are in Charge of Energy:’ Trump Slams Biden’s Climate Plan in Atlanta

Donald Trump has a hiring problem

President Donald Trump’s success as a businessman was a focal point of his 2016 campaign, as he touted his hiring skills. So why has he fired and badmouthed so many of his previous staffers? Chris Cillizza explains how Trump’s “best people” promise didn’t exactly pan out. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Donald Trump makes terrible hires, … Read more Donald Trump has a hiring problem

Trump Declares He’s an ‘Environmentalist,’ Signs Order Waiving Environmental Review

President Donald Trump declared an economic “emergency” Friday and instructed agencies to waive laws and speed approval for projects like mines, highways, and pipelines. The executive order undermines the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. The EPA also finalized a rulemaking it harder for states, tribes and the public to block pipelines … Read more Trump Declares He’s an ‘Environmentalist,’ Signs Order Waiving Environmental Review

Why Trump’s medical advice is dangerous

President Trump has often said he’s knowledgeable about science and medicine, but he is not a doctor, which is why many were alarmed when he said in a coronavirus press conference people should inject disinfectants into their bodies to fight the virus. Chris Cillizza explains. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Donald Trump’s incredibly dangerous musings on … Read more Why Trump’s medical advice is dangerous

Lucid Motors Can Coexist with Tesla, Need to Raise More Funding: CEO Rawlinson

Feb.20 — On “Bloomberg Commodities Edge”, Bloomberg’s Alix Steel talks with Peter Rawlinson, CEO and CTO of Lucid Motors, the electric-car startup funded by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund. Rawlinson says the company’s pre-production Air sedan with a 900-volt battery pack has exceeded 400 miles of range under EPA standards.

2019 Supreme Court Environmental Law Review and Preview

Leading experts in environmental law and the Supreme Court, Harvard Law Professors Jody Freeman and Richard Lazarus offered an overview of major takeaways from the Court’s last term, including significant decisions for environmental lawyers, before transitioning to discuss both upcoming term cases and continuing cases. Freeman and Lazarus reflected on the Supreme Court’s rulings about, … Read more 2019 Supreme Court Environmental Law Review and Preview

PFAS: The ‘Forever Chemicals’

Two years ago, barely anyone had heard of PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Today, at Bloomberg Environment, we report almost daily on the chemicals. We know that 97% of Americans have a detectable amount of PFAS in their blood, but we don’t yet know all of the effects of the chemicals on our health. … Read more PFAS: The ‘Forever Chemicals’

Nanobiotechnology: Unique Commercialization Issues

Laura Faulconer is the Director of Innovation Projects at COIN (Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology) and will be on the panel discussing “Nanotechnology IP: Implications of the Very Small” at the Licensing Executives Winter Conference 2011 on Thursday 10th February in San José, California, USA. Panel participants will include Maurice Gunderson from CMEA Capital, Douglas … Read more Nanobiotechnology: Unique Commercialization Issues