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With Climate Agenda Stalled at Home, Biden Still Hopes to Lead Abroad – The New York Times

On his first day in office, President Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris climate agreement, noting in his inaugural address that “a cry for survival comes from the planet itself. A cry that can’t be any more desperate…

Climate Change: Why Germany is pushing for a ‘climate club’ | EXPLAINER – HT Tech

Germany is hosting this year’s meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies in the Bavarian resort of Elmau. Before the invasion of Ukraine by Russia triggered a cascade of crises over food, energy and international security, the…

Why Germany wants an emission-cutters fast lane – The Christian Science Monitor

Berlin Germany is hosting this year’s meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies in the Bavarian resort of Elmau. Before the invasion of Ukraine by Russia triggered a cascade of crises over food, energy and international security,…

Lomborg: Energy Price Spikes Are Causing Pain But Little Climate Gain

For three decades, climate campaigners have fought to make fossil fuels so expensive that people would be forced to abandon them. Their dream is becoming reality: Energy prices are spiraling out of control and will soon get even worse. Yet…

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…

How did we get here? The roots and impacts of the climate crisis – Science News Magazine

Even in a world increasingly battered by weather extremes, the summer 2021 heat wave in the Pacific Northwest stood out. For several days in late June, cities such as Vancouver, Portland and Seattle baked in record temperatures that killed hundreds…

For The Sake Of American Security, We Must Reopen ANWR

While Americans brace for an even tighter gas crunch, four decades of recoverable reserves remain locked under environmental regulation Democrats have sought to make permanent. [bold, links added] According to the U.S. Geological Survey, between 4 to 12 billion barrels…

Doddering Biden Volunteers America For Higher Energy Prices

After failing to plan for the obvious contingencies, a doddering Joe Biden turned up late to his own press conference and announced that he’s volunteering America for higher energy prices as a result of his feeble bid to defend Ukraine’s borders. [bold, links added]…

Biden will allow California to set climate limits on cars. The move could influence the rest of the country. – The Washington Post

Now, the Biden administration is preparing to undo that Trump-era decision. And the reversal will resonate beyond California to the whole nation’s transportation sector. What exactly is the Environmental Protection Agency doing? Federal officials are preparing to restore a “waiver”…

Key moments from decades of climate conferences – Reuters

Oct 25 (Reuters) – This year’s U.N. climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, marks the 26th time since 1995 that world leaders have gathered to confront global warming. But the realization that industrial activity was causing climate change, and discussions about…

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