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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…

SCOTUS Has Crippled Biden’s EPA. There’s Still More To Do

The Supreme Court has just essentially ended the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to directly regulate greenhouse gases. But don’t expect the Biden EPA to let that stop it. Today’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA puts an end to the…

SCOTUS opinion seen as setback in fight against global warming – University of Miami: News@theU

Climate and legal scholars at the University of Miami weigh in on the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency. With scientists continuing to warn that time is running out to avert a climate catastrophe, the U.S. Supreme Court…

EXPLAINER: Why Court’s EPA-climate change ruling matters – Spectrum News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s climate change ruling on Thursday is likely to hinder President Joe Biden’s plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of the decade and to make the U.S. a global leader…

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…

How Businesses Can Hold Their Banks Accountable on Climate Change – HBR.org Daily

Companies are under scrutiny for how major banks that they partner with are financing carbon-intensive projects. How can companies wishing to be “green” respond? One solution is to switch to a low-carbon bank if possible. But a better hope is…

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…

Fact Check: Politicized Gas Price Complaints From GOP Ignore Global Warming – Colorado Times Recorder

Earlier this week the average cost for a gallon of gas surpassed $5 for the first time in the U.S.  and statements from oil and gas industry spokespeople and Republican politicians blamed environmental regulations for the spike in prices. However,…

Second Trump term would push warming past dangerous limit, warns UN climate chief – POLITICO Europe

Press play to listen to this article BONN, Germany — A second Donald Trump presidency would be a killer blow for efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees, said the outgoing U.N. climate chief. Speaking to POLITICO on the…

How SCOTUS’ upcoming climate ruling could defang Washington – POLITICO

That has implications for other major rules that President Joe Biden’s agencies are writing or defending in court, including wetlands protections, limits on car and truck pollution, insurance coverage for birth control under Obamacare, and even the Trump administration’s attempts…

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