Written by Ron Bennett
As governors across the nation prepared for an onslaught of critical cases and grappled with how and when to implement stay at home orders to protect public health, it was business as usual at federal agencies determined to undercut decades of environmental protections. This timeline illustrates some – but not all – of the attacks on air-quality and climate as the nation reeled at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Sam Killmeyer
It’s dark. We are in a pandemic and people are dying and our lives are upended. We are in desperate need of change. If ever there was a moment for us to fight for universal health care, child care, paid sick leave, it’s now. If ever there was a moment for a Green New Deal, it is now.