Good things are happening! Fossil fuel interests are facing mounting heat in Washington for spreading misinformation about global warming. Sen. Bernie Sanders, meanwhile, has drawn a line in the sand on the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package, while Los Angeles makes a bold move to stop fossil fuel developments. What’s more, Americans are finally realizing the Supreme Court isn’t the beacon of apolitical justice that it purports to be.

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