Our new Attorney General’s admission that he spoke with the Russian ambassador became a climate issue once Ukraine economic sanctions ‘somehow came up’ in the conversation. Why? The Obama era sanctions were a punishment for invading Ukraine, and effectively blocked the development of Russian arctic oil by- wait for it- Rex Tillerson’s Exxon. Putin’s desire for the $500B deal was a clear possible motive for hacking our election. On the other hand, Darryl Issa’s new found enthusiasm for protecting the climate is a good example in how to pressure your Member of Congress. Listen in.
The reading list:
- Sessions recuses himself from Russian investigation
- Trump, Putin and $500B- what could go wrong?
- AG Healy rejects House Committee Subpoena
- Rick Perry Dances with Nukes
- Climate Solutions Caucus
- Does Darryl Issa 'get it?'
- Register for the Local Environmental Action conference March 5, Northeastern University
- April 22 Science March in Boston
- April 29 march in DC
- HOW TO CONTACT YOUR LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL REPRESENTATIVES
Because we recognize the necessity of personal accountability for our actions, because we accept responsibility for building a durable future and because we believe it is our patriotic duty as citizens to speak out, we must insist that the United States put a price on carbon.
Thanks for listening.