Eyes on Washington week ending 05.19.17

The Paris Agreement & The G-7 Summit Next week the G-7 Summit commences in Taormina, Sicily on May 26th through the 27th with leaders from Japan, United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France and Canada. The Summit’s agenda includes a focus discussion on: Energy and climate change; The Paris Agreement; the role of green finance; … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 05.19.17

Eyes on Washington week ending 05.12.17

Questions continue to loom over U.S. exiting the Paris Agreement The White House postponed a meeting last Tuesday to discuss whether the United States should withdraw from the landmark international climate deal. The White House said late last Monday that the meeting would be rescheduled. This is the second time a meeting of top aides … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 05.12.17

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 12 March 2017

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 12 March 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 12 March 2017

Eyes on Washington week ending 03.10.17

Former Montana Republican Congressman, Ryan Zinke was sworn in on March 1, 2017 as the Secretary of the Interior Department, assuming oversight of 400 million acres of public land, mostly in the West. Zinke told Senators at a January hearing that federal land management should be done under a multiple-use model that allows hiking, hunting, … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 03.10.17

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 26 February 2017

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 26 February 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 26 February 2017

Eyes on Washington week ending 02.24.17

Scott Pruitt, the newly confirmed chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, had closely coordinated ties with fossil-fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions, while he served as the Attorney General in Oklahoma. Prior to his confirmation, an Oklahoma judge ruled that Pruitt had been illegally withholding … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 02.24.17

WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 19 February 2017

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, 19 February 2017: … Continue reading WildCat News Brief Podcast ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 19 February 2017

Eyes on Washington week ending 02.17.17

Scott Pruitt, Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is in the hot-seat. On Thursday, February 16th, the Republican-controlled Senate was poised to confirm the controversial choice to lead the EPA cleared a key hurdle. The Senate gave an initial green light to the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt on a … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 02.17.17

Eyes on Washington week ending 02.11.17

Republican Congressman Ryan Zinke’s nomination for Secretary of the Department of Interior is pending a full Senate floor final vote. Zinke was approved by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on January 31st. Meanwhile, Sonny Perdue, Trump’s pick for the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture remains pending a Senate committee hearing and Scott … Continue reading Eyes on Washington week ending 02.11.17