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Oregon governor candidates on how they’d handle climate change – Oregon Public Broadcasting

Your browser does not support the audio element. Oregon voters are thinking a lot about climate change in this year’s election. In an August poll by the firm DHM Research, the issue was among the top five subjects likely voters…

Why Net-Zero Electricity Generation Will Never Be Achieved Without Nuclear

The currently-proclaimed goal of the climate movement is to achieve “Net Zero” economy-wide carbon emissions by 2050, if not sooner. The governments of essentially all the Western countries with the most advanced economies have committed, in one form or another,…

CT is behind on its climate change goals. This law aims to fix it. – The Connecticut Mirror

As worldwide heat, drought and extreme storms this summer punctuate the reality of climate change, Connecticut continues to wrestle with its reality that it is falling behind on its goals to reduce the carbon emissions responsible for global warming. The…

Biden’s EV Push Facing Major Setbacks With Recycling, Weather, Fire

Thanks to the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, there’s more than $60 billion available for grid transportation investment. Plus, $5 billion is earmarked for state grants to help establish high-capacity charging stations on every highway in the United States,…

Buttigieg Wants To Mandate Electric Vehicles To Combat High Gas Prices

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg considered the most likely Democratic candidate for president in 2024 after Joe Biden in the latest Washington Post ranking, says the solution to high gas prices is getting “most Americans” to switch to electric vehicles —…

Climate Change Legislation Stalls Amid Growing Inflation Concerns – The New York Times

Summers in Maricopa County, Ariz., have become at times unbearable, Kyle Hawkinson said on Friday. Smog and haze hung heavily over Phoenix, and residents were bracing for fire season, when the heat and air pollution would only grow worse. Climate…

Electric Vehicles Are Another Tool Of The Tyrannical Elite

First, don’t blame the vehicle. It is a tool that might be just what Los Angeles needs to cope with inversions. Electric vehicles are also very good as airport shuttles and for other locations where short, repetitive routes are the primary use. Some…

The nexus between the climate change and democracy crises – Yale Climate Connections

The crises the U.S. is facing regarding global warming and representative democracy are similar in some ways. Both have been serious problems for several decades, but have taken on new urgency in the past five years. In both, the Republican Party…

As Federal Climate-Fighting Tools Are Taken Away, Cities and States Step Up – The New York Times

Legislators in Colorado, historically a major coal state, have passed more than 50 climate-related laws since 2019. The liquor store in the farming town of Morris, Minn., cools its beer with solar power. Voters in Athens, Ohio, imposed a carbon…

The Last Thing The USPS Needs Is A ‘Green’ Fleet

Last year, President Biden signed the Postal Service Reform Act which, among other things, gave the United States Postal Service (USPS) a $58 billion taxpayer and Medicare bailout. The agency got a sweet deal with this legislation, as Congress gave…

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