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Summer in America is becoming hotter, longer and more dangerous – The Washington Post

July 2, 2022 at 11:16 a.m. EDT Western region +2.7ºF Central +1.3ºF Eastern +1.5ºF Southern +1.3ºF Summer average temperature change 2017-2021 vs. 1971-2000 Western region +2.7ºF Central +1.3ºF Eastern +1.5ºF Southern +1.3ºF Summer average temperature change 2017-2021 vs. 1971-2000 Central…

Biden releases five-year offshore leasing plan Friday – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load President Biden’s administration opened the door Friday to more offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters over the next five years, setting a course for future U.S. fossil fuel extraction just a day after…

Behind Biden’s EPA Unconstitutional Power Grab

The Environmental Protection Agency has had its way with both the Clean Air Act and the U.S. Constitution for decades. The Supreme Court’s decision Thursday in West Virginia v. EPA may be the beginning of the end of this baleful era. It…

Climate Friday | Climate change tough on your AC and your wallet – WTOL

If you compare your summer electric bills to those from past years, you can see for yourself the relationship between cooling degree days and electricity cost. TOLEDO, Ohio — Have you cranked up the air conditioning this summer? You’re not…

WH Tells Americans To Stomach High Gas Prices To Save ‘Liberal World Order’

The White House has told Americans they must continue to endure crippling high gas prices to preserve the “liberal world order” and support Ukraine. Yes, really. The comments were made by Biden advisor Brian Deese during a CNN interview when…

How the Supreme Court’s EPA ruling makes global warming Austin’s problem – Axios

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed major constraints on the breadth of the EPA’s authority to limit carbon emissions from power plants. Why it matters: By making it harder for the White House to take aggressive action on climate…

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…

Supreme Court Curbs EPA Power, Other Federal Agencies On Notice

The Supreme Court on Thursday curtailed the Environmental Protection Agency’s powers to restrict greenhouse-gas emissions from power plants, in a decision that could limit the authority of government agencies to address major policy questions without congressional approval. [bold, links added]…

Stanford Medicine leaders sign Biden administration pledge to address climate change – Stanford Medical Center Report

A roundtable at the White House on reducing the health care industry’s climate-warming emissions includes leaders from Stanford Medicine. June 30, 2022 Leaders at Stanford Medicine have pledged to reduce climate-warming emissions by 50% by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions by…

Supreme Court curbs EPA’s ability to fight climate change – CNN

CNN  —  The Supreme Court curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to broadly regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants, a major defeat for the Biden administration’s attempts to slash emissions at a moment when scientists are sounding alarms about…

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