Alexander C. Kaufman, HuffPost Canada

Alexander C. Kaufman

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Recent articles by Alexander:

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez Unveil $172 Billion ‘Green New Deal For Public Housing’

Though unlikely to pass, the bill offers a glimpse of how a policy to slash climate-changing emissions can reduce poverty and racial inequality. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Federal Ban On Industry-Funded ‘Junk Science’

The proposal could help undo some of the damage the Trump EPA has done. → Read More

In Iowa, Bernie Sanders Seeks To Cement His Status As The Climate Candidate

Climate is a top issue for Iowa Democrats. And the Vermont senator's embrace of biofuels could broaden his appeal. → Read More

Trump Kicks Off Formal Process Of Pulling U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Accords

The decision could go into effect one day after the 2020 election. → Read More

Should There Be a Public Takeover of PG&E? –

As wildfires become more extreme and destructive, California's utility company is facing new scrutiny. → Read More

Spain's Green New Deal-Backing Government Steps In To Host Climate Summit

The European country offered to host the U.N. conference in Madrid after Chile abruptly pulled out amid fiery protests this week. → Read More

Chile Canceling The Global Climate Summit Is A Dark Omen

If political instability is throwing off United Nations climate talks now, what will the next few decades look like? → Read More

Green New Deal Author Returns Fossil Fuel Donations, Highlighting A ‘Growing Pain’

Sen. Ed Markey's fundraising issue comes as he leans into his climate record to beat back three primary challengers. → Read More

House Democrats set to introduce first-of-its-kind climate refugee bill

The bill could help a future president deal with mass migrations tied to global warming. → Read More

House Democrat Unveils First Major Bill To Protect Climate Refugees

The legislation, while unlikely to pass under President Trump, fleshes out how a Green New Deal could address one of the most pressing crises of global warming. → Read More

Utility Giant Sets Up Critical Test For Top 2020 Democrats On Nuclear Power

As Duke Energy preps renewal requests for its reactors, it's unclear how the leading candidates would rule on a major issue in carbon-free power. → Read More

Why Trump Is Ramping Up His War With California Over Pollution

The administration is opening new fronts in its battle with the Golden State over clean car standards. → Read More

New York City To Consider Norway-Style Bill To Budget Climate Emissions Like Finances

It's the latest in a wave of local climate legislation in the Big Apple. → Read More

As Millions Join Climate Strike, Top Activist Warns: ‘It Could Get Ugly'

Tired of empty words and emissions targets without plans to meet them, the strike movement is coalescing behind a Green New Deal. → Read More

The 16-Year-Old Leading The Fight For A Green New Deal In Puerto Rico

La generación del "yo no me dejo" is about to merge with Generation Green New Deal as climate strikes take place worldwide. → Read More

10,000 Farmers And Ranchers Endorse Green New Deal In Letter To Congress

The support comes as the climate policy fight broadens from energy and transportation to agriculture. → Read More

The Democrats Are Ignoring a Climate Refugee Crisis That’s Happening Right Now –

This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The top 10 Democrats running for president repeated campaign promises to escalate US aid to Central American countries and welcome more refugees as they debated Thursday in Houston. And while they argued over differences on immigration and the climate crisis, no one […] → Read More

Democratic Debate Ignores The Climate Refugee Crisis That’s Happening Right Now

Four of the presidential candidates sponsored a bill to admit Bahamians fleeing hurricane destruction. But the issue was never raised at the debate in Houston. → Read More

Democrats' Climate Forum Exposes Rifts On Fracking, Nuclear Power And The Filibuster

Turns out there would be plenty for the Democrats to debate, should they ever get the chance. → Read More

Kamala Harris Says She'd End The Filibuster To Pass Green New Deal

At a CNN climate change forum, the California senator said she agreed with former Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee in opposing the Senate pro... → Read More