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Why Was $66 Billion Spent On Renewables Before The Texas Blackouts?

The oldest maxim in politics is “follow the money.” That maxim also applies to electric grids. Following the billions of dollars that have been spent on the Texas grid explains why the state continues to have electricity shortages. On Monday,…

Senator Lummis Opposes New SEC Global Warming Disclosures – Sheridan Media – Sheridan Media

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, along with all other Republicans on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, sent a letter this week to the Securities and Exchange Commission opposing the agency’s proposal to enact new climate…

Sen. Cramer, Banking Committee Republicans Urge SEC to Reject New Global Warming Disclosures – Kevin Cramer

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) joined fellow Senate Banking Committee members on a letter urging the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler and Commissioner Allison Herren Lee to reject any proposal to implement new global warming…

Reports Of Fossil Fuels’ Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

Great efforts are underway to decarbonize the global economy. It’s not just that Western political leaders pledge commitments to net-zero emissions by 2050 or shortly thereafter. Corporations are also investing in a green-energy future as if a carbon-free world is…

How manufacturing can raise the bar on global climate goals – World Economic Forum

Improving resource efficiency in manufacturing processes is as important as reducing the transport industry’s greenhouse gas emissions; Setting high emission reduction targets is the only way towards a net-zero greenhouse gas economy; Reducing the industry’s reliance on fossil fuels, recycling…

Even without new fossil fuel projects, global warming will still exceed 1.5℃. But renewables might make it possible – The Conversation AU

The International Energy Agency (IEA) last month made global headlines when it declared there is no room for new fossil fuel investment if we’re to avoid catastrophic climate change. However, our new research suggests the horse may have already bolted….

More needed: G7 nations agree to boost climate finance – Reuters

G7 leaders agreed on Sunday to raise their contributions to meet an overdue spending pledge of $100 billion a year by rich countries to help poorer countries cut carbon emissions and cope with global warming, but only two nations offered…

As summit ends, G-7 urged to deliver on vaccines, climate – ABC News

CARBIS BAY, England — The Group of Seven leaders aim to end their first summit in two years with a punchy set of promises Sunday, including vaccinating the world against coronavirus, making huge corporations pay their fair share of taxes…

Analysis: With Trump gone, NATO wages war on climate threat – Reuters

If the U.S. military were a nation state, it would be the world’s 47th largest emitter of planet-warming greenhouse gases, a 2019 study found. Though the British universities of Lancaster and Durham took account only of emissions from fuel usage…

Bankers, Insurers, And Activists Assaulting Our Freedoms

Oil giant ExxonMobil’s 12-member board of directors reportedly has two new members who are climate activists backed by investor “Engine 1.” Under the headline, “Shareholders tell Exxon to eat sh*t,” G/O Media and Earther “reporter” Molly Taft gleefully ends paragraph…