The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved a climate change bill in November despite a boycott from Republican committee members. Fellow Adele Morris examines the legislation and what policymakers will be able to offer at the UN climate change talks in Copenhagen in December.
[In reaction to Donald Trump Jr's tweet on air pollution and the relationship between pollution and socioeconomic status] It’s been well established that poorer folks and minority communities tend to live in areas that are more polluted. This isn't particularly new. [The tweet] contradicts what we know, and it's based in ignorance.