As Oil Companies Pledge to Cut Emissions, Congress Calls for Hearing on Climate Change Misinformation

As Oil Companies Pledge to Cut Emissions, Congress Calls for Hearing on Climate Change Misinformation

On Tuesday, ExxonMobil announced its “ambition to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions from operated assets by 2050”, the latest commitment from an oil company whose core product is the biggest driver of climate change. . “We are developing comprehensive roadmaps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from our operated assets around the world,” ExxonMobil CEO … Read more

Max, entrepreneur and grandson of Wolf, will run for Congress

Caleb Max, an entrepreneur and the grandson of longtime Congressman Frank Wolf, announced he will seek to challenge Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA-10) in The New 10and Piece. The upcoming congressional election will be the first with the new districts approved earlier this year by the Virginia Supreme Court. Now, rather than stretching from McLean to … Read more

Former EPA workers ask Virginia senators not to confirm Wheeler

Former EPA workers ask Virginia senators not to confirm Wheeler

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 150 former Environmental Protection Agency employees on Friday urged the Virginia Senate to oppose the nomination of former EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to the cabinet of the GOP Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin. Youngkin announced last week that he had chosen Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist who led the EPA during … Read more