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Bill Gates: A Clean Energy Future is in the Hands of Congress

Turn on the evening news and it immediately becomes clear that Americans are experiencing the effects of climate change. Extreme heat and drought are affecting tens of millions of people, as floods and wildfires ravage communities from Appalachia to California….

Plug-In Hybrid Cars Gain Ground in Race With Electric Rivals

In late 2010, General Motors sought to seize the high ground from Toyota’s successful Prius hybrid with the Volt plug-in hybrid — a car that could drive short distances on only electricity and fire up a gasoline engine for long…

Legalized marijuana is a global warming nightmare – Washington Examiner

Leaders in the Democratic Party are backing legislation to reduce carbon emissions. Some of them are also sponsoring bills that would expand the cannabis industry, ranging from the MORE Act to the Safe Banking Act and now the Cannabis Administration…

Climate Bill ‘Transformative’ for Auto and Energy Industries

“A big swath of middle-class Americans will be able to get this credit that otherwise would have been blocked out because of the credit limit,” said Joe Britton, executive director of the Zero Emission Transportation Association, whose members include Tesla…

London Mayor Sadiq Khan to U.N.: Make Way for the ‘Doers’

This article is part of a special report on Climate Solutions, which looks at efforts around the world to make a difference. Sadiq Khan has made the battle against urban air pollution and climate change the signature issue of his…

Is California Banning Black Cars Because of Global Warming? – MotorBiscuit

From smog emissions to rules around non-operational cars, California can be strict about vehicles. Therefore, many people believed a rumor that California is banning black cars in an attempt to curb global warming. The truth is that the California Environmental…

Can Carbon Capture Be Part of the Climate Solution?

This is the final installment in the Visionaries series, which looks at figures who are trying to transform the way we live. Every year, humans pump around 50 billion tons of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere….

Russia’s War Is the End of Climate Policy as We Know It – Foreign Policy

Electricity workers in a boat check solar panels at a photovoltaic power station built in a fishpond in Haian, China, on July 19, 2021.STR/AFP via Getty Images Four days after Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on…

Why Americans Became More Vulnerable to Oil Price Spikes

More than a decade ago, when Americans faced surging prices at the pump, policymakers developed a vision to wean people off gas and oil: more efficient cars, more compact and walkable communities, more renewable energy. “We have a serious problem,”…

There is still time to avoid worst climate change impacts – centraljersey.com

By Tom Gilbert Let’s face it, the news on climate change can be pretty frightening: extreme storms, record-breaking heat waves, out-of-control wildfires, sea level rise and associated flooding. But amid the bad news, there are glimmers of hope that humanity…

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