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Fighting Climate Change, From Capitol Hill to City Hall – Center For American Progress

Introduction and summary Historically, states, local governments, and tribal nations have been key leaders on climate ambition. For example, in the 1960s, California set the nation’s first tailpipe emissions standards1 and continued on the path of setting the most advanced…

Influential asset owners group lifts its climate change game – Financial Times

An influential investor group with $10tn under its control has boosted its efforts on climate change, with a pledge to slash environmentally damaging emissions from portfolios by half as soon as 2030. The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance, made up…

Citi targets Big Oil in biggest step among major banks on climate change – MarketWatch

Citigroup Inc. will be tougher on clients in the oil-and-gas industry, changing the way the bank asks Big Oil to measure how much pollution their efforts spew into the air as a requirement for receiving financing while the world tries…

Carbon Capture And Storage Defends Itself From GAO Audit: ‘Millions Lost’

Carbon capture and storage proponents are out to correct the record after a Government Accountability Office audit released last month detailed how the Department of Energy invested hundreds of millions of dollars in CCS demonstrations that failed. The watchdog looked…

Federal Reserve Head Endorses Climate Stress Scenarios In Policy Decisions

Jerome Powell faced the Senate Banking Committee at his confirmation hearing for a second term at the Federal Reserve on Tuesday, and it’s a sign of the progressive times that a leading issue was the greening of the central bank….

Nostromo cryogenically stores something other than humans to reduce global warming – Grit Daily

In the movie series Alien, the Nostromo was the fateful spacecraft that carried the likes of Ellen Ripley light-years from Earth. One of the main themes in the Alien series is fear: imagine you’re exploring an unknown area of space…

Global Warming Impacts Antarctic Glaciers and Wildfires – Modern Diplomacy

This year saw another steady stream of UN-backed reports reinforcing a stark message: man-made climate change is an urgent and even existential threat to life on Earth. Will the international community’s efforts to tackle the crisis, as seen at the…

Leader of Anglican Church offers hope on climate change – The National

The leader of the Anglican Church, Justin Welby, said there were reasons for hope that the world in 2022 would address the dangers from climate change. The Archbishop of Canterbury said that important steps were taken at the UN’s climate…

Did We Just Blow Our Last, Best Chance to Tackle Climate Change? – TIME

In mid-2020, after the pandemic had settled in, I wrote in a TIME cover story that the stars had aligned to make 2020 and 2021 the “last, best chance” to keep the world from experiencing the worst impacts of climate…

What 2021 looked like for global climate change – The Indian Express

This year was a mixed bag for climate activists. There were devastating weather events that highlighted the dangers of a rapidly warming planet. Lockdown-induced blue skies and clear air that showed the potential for a cleaner future. Ambitious plans bookending…

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