Kansas is set to repeal its renewable energy mandate, instead making it voluntary. The measure was passed by the legislature and now goes to the governor’s desk. (The Hill)
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“We have received over one million comments, and 87.1 percent of those comments we have counted so far—we are only missing 4,000—are supportive of this rule,” said EPA AdministratorMcCarthy to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in March.
Shrug off – Many governors have expressed reluctance about following Senate Majority Leader McConnell’s call to just say no to the Clean Power Plan. (BNA)
100 speeches - Senator Whitehouse of Rhode Island yesterday gave his 100th speech calling forclimate action. It’s an effort he’s pursued in order to shine a light on the facts about climate change. (WPRI)
Global agreement – California Governor Brown has indicated he plans to sign a new agreement with world leaders to improve cooperation on addressing environmental challenges. (Los Angeles Times)
Do more – That’s the call to action issued by the leaders of Germany and France, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande, on Tuesday in the lead up to the Paris climate talks. (Reuters)