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Vuelve ‘cambio climático’ y sale ‘extranjero ilegal’. Con Biden cambia el lenguaje del gobierno

Ahora, el gobierno de Biden está revirtiendo explícitamente esa posición. El 12 de febrero, los funcionarios de los Servicios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración, la agencia que gestiona la ciudadanía, dijeron que los empleados no deberían utilizar la palabra “alien” en…

‘Climate Change’ Is Back, ‘Illegal Alien’ Is Out. New Administration Changes the Language of Government.

Now, the Biden administration is explicitly reversing that position. On Feb. 12, officials at Citizenship and Immigration Services, the agency that handles citizenship, said employees should not use the word “alien” in “outreach efforts, internal documents and in overall communication…

Biden Wants to Take On China and Climate Change at the Same Time – Slate

Global warming is, in large part, a U.S.-China problem. The two countries combined account for 43 percent of worldwide CO2 emissions. The decisions the two countries make in the coming years will shape what life is like on the planet…

Opinion: We want to cut global warming in half starting on Earth Day – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Peters represents California’s 52nd Congressional District and serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. He lives in La Jolla. Ramanathan is a professor of climate stability at UC San Diego and editor and co-author of the book “Bending the…

There’s an invisible climate threat seeping from grocery store freezers. Biden wants to change that. – The Washington Post

In nearly every supermarket in America, a network of pipes transports compressed refrigerants that keep perishable goods cold. Most of these chemicals are hydrofluorocarbons — greenhouse gases thousands of times more powerful than carbon dioxide — which often escape through…

Biden’s climate change strategy looks to pay farmers to curb carbon footprint – CNBC

Fourth generation cattle rancher Loren Poncia has made Stemple Creek Ranch carbon positive. He’s implemented rotational cattle grazing systems that allow soil and grass to recover, applied compost on pastures and planted chicory that aerate the soil. Courtesy of Paige…

Under Trump, Americans Breathed The Cleanest Air In U.S. History

During his first two days “unifying” the nation, President Joseph R. Biden delivered for the most radical environmental interests of the Democrat coalition that nominated and elected him. After all, that is what he promised to do. Killing the Keystone…

The Task Ahead for Biden on Climate

America is hardly alone. Only a handful of the nearly 200 countries that signed on to the Paris Agreement have met their targets; among big emitters, the nations of the European Union come the closest. But even if every country…

What the Biden-Harris administration means for chemistry

(American Chemical Society) The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris marks a new era for science policy in the U.S. and beyond. The new administration has inherited a global pandemic and worsening climate change, among other science-related issues. A cover story in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, delves into what this means for chemists and chemistry as a whole.

Energy

How Biden is reversing Trump’s assault on the environment

Faced with an unfolding climate crisis that is fueling more powerful storms, enormous wildfires and scorching heatwaves in the US, Donald Trump unapologetically set about dismantling policies to cut planet-heating emissions, mocked or ignored climate science, and threw open vast…