YOU SHOULD KNOW…

Posted by on Wed, Jul 15, 2015 @ 15:07 PM

In a survey of people from 40 countries across the world, people in 19 countries identified climate change as their biggest worry. (Pew)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“All these huge infrastructure projects across the country, which we need, many of them are multi-year projects and that’s why you need multi-year funding,” said Senator Hoeven about the Highway Trust Fund.

WHAT’S TRENDING

Clean water subpoena – House Republicans issued a subpoena of documents related to the EPA’s improved clean water protection standards. (The Hill)

In decline – A new report by Ceres shows carbon emissions are in decline, falling 12 percent from 2008-2013. (The Hill)

Good example – The Northeast’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is an example other states can follow as they seek to implement the Clean Power Plan, according to the analysis group. Earlier this week it was announced to have generated millions in profits and created 14,000 jobs over the last three years. (Inside Climate News)

Noted – Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warns state transportation agencies federal funding may soon run out. (Transportation.gov)

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