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Transportation Sec. Mayor Pete: Don’t Like High Gas Prices? Buy An EV

Ladies and Gentleman, “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg, United States Secretary of Transportation and, perhaps, the face of the Democratic Party: The Build Back Better legislation] contains incentives to make it more affordable to buy an electric vehicle, up to a $12,500…

Renewable energy pace must double to limit global warming, IEA says – Financial Times

A record amount of renewable electricity was added to energy systems globally in 2021 but it remains about half of what is needed annually to be on track to reach net zero emissions by 2050, according to the International Energy…

Climate change 2021: There’s no turning back now – FRANCE 24

Paris (AFP) – Across a quarter century of UN climate conferences tasked with saving humanity from itself, one was deemed a chaotic failure (Copenhagen/2009), another a stunning success (Paris/2015), and the rest landed somewhere in between. Advertising Read more This…

House Passes the Largest Expenditure on Climate in U.S. History – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The United States took a major step toward fighting climate change Friday with passage through the House of Representatives of a $2.2 trillion spending bill that includes the largest expenditures ever made by the federal government to slow…

Watch These 5 Key Issues in 2022 to See if COP26 Climate Promises Are Kept – Scientific American

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. How much the world achieved at the Glasgow climate talks – and what happens now – depends in large part on where you…

Technology Not Treaties will Reduce Global Warming – State of the Planet

As we leave COP26 behind, we see both progress against climate change and frustration about the strength and likely effectiveness of the agreement reached. Over the past two decades, climate change has moved from the fringe to the center of…

‘Net Zero’ Will Make Bankers Richer At Main Street’s Expense

At the COP26 U.N. climate change conference, a group of 450 financial firms pledged $130 trillion in capital to finance the transition to net-zero emissions. Government mandates have already driven large private capital flows into expanding renewable energy, and now…

USA-China Glasgow Declaration at COP26 maintains ambition on CO2 and methane

China and US Climate Envoys take the stage at COP26 announcing Joint Declaration There has been a lot of pressure on China, with the lack of presence of President Xi Jingping at the Leaders summit last week. The US called…

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