A fight over whether Pennsylvania should join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is heating up, with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf doubling down this week on his intentions to get on board despite fierce opposition from the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania General Assembly.
House Republicans are seeking documents from the White House on climate envoy John Kerry, following reports of leaked audio that seemed to suggest the former secretary of State had divulged secrets to Iran.
The auto industry’s largest trade group challenged 11 governors who are calling for a national phase-out of gasoline cars to put clean vehicles on their own roads first.
A Republican member of Congress yesterday ridiculed a proposal to tightly restrict increases on flood insurance premiums, signaling the first opposition to a plan floated by top Democrats.
Climate envoy John Kerry has been the face of U.S. environmental diplomacy since President Biden took office. Under newly introduced legislation, he would be just one among many officials trying to sell the world on American-style climate action.
Senior officials from the nation’s three largest states urged the Biden administration and Congress yesterday to expedite and simplify a process that has delayed the release of tens of billions of dollars in federal aid to communities hit by natural disasters.
Gregg Small was jogging Friday when he heard that the Washington state Legislature had just agreed to a cap-and-trade bill. He toppled over and began to cry at the news.
State and local officials are warning that they would lose crucial federal funding to address climate threats under a Federal Emergency Management Agency plan that would make it harder to qualify for disaster aid.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce yesterday stopped short of throwing its support behind pricing carbon emissions, despite strong encouragement from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse.
NASA is “uniquely positioned” to aid President Biden’s climate policy agenda, former Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said during his confirmation hearing yesterday.