The Planet Loses as Republicans Seize Control Congress

Environment News Service: Voters gave Republicans control of the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections with a majority of 52 seats to the Democrats’ 48. The GOP also maintained control of the House of Representatives, making Congress entirely Republican. For the environment, this will mean fossil fuels such as coal and oil will receive congressional support, while renewable energy and environmental protections will be left behind. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell from the coal-producing state of Kentucky has often......

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