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CT is behind on its climate change goals. This law aims to fix it. – The Connecticut Mirror

As worldwide heat, drought and extreme storms this summer punctuate the reality of climate change, Connecticut continues to wrestle with its reality that it is falling behind on its goals to reduce the carbon emissions responsible for global warming. The…

The Arctic is warming much faster, as climate change’s impact grows – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load For residents of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, the United States’ recent success in clinching a major piece of climate change legislation may feel like too little, too late. Over the past 40 years, as…

Six Major Problems Facing Manchin’s 2024 Reelection Bid

Joe Manchin has finally agreed to a compromise with Majority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer on the latest Build Back Better compromise bill, known, laughingly, as the Inflation Reduction Act. The Act was just passed by the Senate. West Virginia is…

5 ways the new Inflation Reduction act bill will fight climate change – NBC News

More clean energy, less dirty energy, new punishments for methane leaks and billions of dollars for communities most in need of climate-related help — those are the provisions that have environmentalists celebrating what they see as a monumental step for…

Va. Ratepayers On The Hook For $9.8 BILLION Offshore Wind Boondoggle

The State Corporation Commission (SCC), which regulates public utilities, recently approved a new Dominion Energy-backed $9.8 billion offshore wind farm, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project (CVOW), 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. Unsurprisingly, Virginia ratepayers will pay…

Manchin’s Donors Include Pipeline Giants That Win in His Climate Deal

BLACKSBURG, Va. — After years of spirited opposition from environmental activists, the Mountain Valley Pipeline — a 304-mile gas pipeline cutting through the Appalachian Mountains — was behind schedule, over budget and beset with lawsuits. As recently as February, one…

US hegemony undermines global efforts to tackle climate change – Global Times

Illustration: Chen Xia/Global Times Across the globe, scorching days are getting hotter and increasingly more frequent. Hundreds of millions of people in the world are currently experiencing sweltering and also dangerous heat waves – an unpleasant new reality as the…

Intended Consequences: Energy And Climate Policies Fueling Inflation

In the last year, people around the world have suffered huge rises in the cost of energy. Petrol, diesel, domestic electricity, and natural gas prices are now past the point that many people can afford. [bold, links added] The problem is…

Biden’s EV Push Facing Major Setbacks With Recycling, Weather, Fire

Thanks to the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, there’s more than $60 billion available for grid transportation investment. Plus, $5 billion is earmarked for state grants to help establish high-capacity charging stations on every highway in the United States,…

Here Are Manchin’s Demands On Permitting, Pipelines, And Lawsuits

The legislative agreement between Sen. Joe Manchin and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer calls for Congress to take up “comprehensive” permitting reform in a bill separate from their reconciliation deal, and the provisions currently under consideration could well achieve that depending…

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