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EPA Sets Timetable for Curbing Leaks of Climate-Warming HFCs – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

WASHINGTON – Under an agreement announced today, the Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to a timeline for implementing a congressional mandate to issue federal standards curbing leaks of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), super-potent climate-warming chemicals used in industrial and commercial refrigeration equipment.  …

Young activists dismiss ‘vague’ G7 climate pledges at summit – Reuters.com

A general view of G7 leaders meeting with outreach guests for the working session of the G7 leaders’ summit at the Bavarian resort of Schloss Elmau, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, June 27, 2022. REUTERS/Lukas Barth/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access…

Biden Mulls Banning All Offshore Drilling As Energy Crisis Worsens

The Biden administration is mulling the prospect of banning new American offshore oil and natural gas drilling projects as fuel prices continue to spike, The New York Times reported Thursday. The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, working closely with…

Bitcoin Mining Can Prevent Climate Change – Bitcoin Magazine

Daniel Batten is a climate tech investor, author, analyst and environmental campaigner who previously founded and led his own tech company. 2022 has changed everything that we in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) sector thought we knew about Bitcoin….

Biden Crushing Oil And Gas Industry As He Calls For More Production

President Joe Biden has repeatedly slammed the U.S. fossil fuel industry for allegedly profiting while Americans are suffering from high gas prices, and he resists expanding refinery capacity, even as he continues to hobble producers, including delaying lease sales to…

OHA: Climate change anxiety plays large role in youth mental health crisis – BikePortland

Youth protesters at the Portland Youth Climate Strike protest earlier this year. (Photo: Taylor Griggs/BikePortland) Youth are playing a major role in Oregon’s climate movement, but the flip side of their admirable passion and activism prowess is a looming mental…

Republican Drive to Tilt Courts Against Climate Action Reaches a Crucial Moment – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Within days, the conservative majority on the Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision that could severely limit the federal government’s authority to reduce carbon dioxide from power plants — pollution that is dangerously heating the…

Climate Change Alert! Why Nepal Is Deliberating To Shift Base Camp Of Mount Everest – India.com

New Delhi: It is only when something hits home, when it gets too personal, that we realise the true value and gravity of the situation. Environment perils are one of those situations. Nepal is currently in a similar crisis because…

‘Doomism’ or Reality? Divided Over Its Message, the Climate Movement Seeks Balance – InsideClimate News

Students, activists and demonstrators hold placards during a worldwide climate strike against governmental inaction towards climate breakdown and environmental pollution on Sept. 27, 2019 in Lausanne, western Switzerland. Credit: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Hope is a scarce commodity these…

Energy Inflation Derails Biden’s Multi-Trillion-Dollar Climate Agenda

President Biden came to office vowing to cut dependence on fossil fuels, putting environmentalists in charge of energy policy, and asking Congress for billions of dollars to fund a transition to cleaner energy. Seventeen months later, greenhouse gas emissions are…

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