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Lack of transatlantic cooperation on trade threatens global climate change goals | TheHill – The Hill

Policymakers in the European Union (EU) and the U.S. have separately introduced legislative plans to tax imported goods based on the greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted in their production. Though uncoordinated, both border carbon adjustment (BCA) proposals aim to curtail the…

The Best Way to Tax Carbon at the Border – Scientific American

As more world leaders consider levying border taxes on climate-damaging goods, a new study looks at ways it can be done in countries—including the United States—that haven’t established a domestic market for carbon emissions. The findings are timely. European Union…

A Brain Drain Among Government Scientists Bogs Down Biden’s Climate Ambitions – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Juliette Hart quit her job last summer as an oceanographer for the United States Geological Survey, where she used climate models to help coastal communities plan for rising seas. She was demoralized after four years of the Trump…

New Mexico congresspeople join call for climate change action in ongoing budget talks – Carlsbad Current Argus

New Mexico’s Democrat congresspeople were at the forefront of bicameral efforts to mitigate climate change, representing a state heavily dependent on fossil fuel extraction which many blame as a contributor to air pollution and subsequent impacts like global warming. U.S….

Global approach is needed on battery regulation

(University of Birmingham) New European Union regulations on batteries could offer a huge boost to the global decarbonisation mission – but only if it leverages its political and economic weight to ensure a fairer global marketplace.

Visualizing a city’s energy use

(University of Pittsburgh) Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering and the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation used the City of Pittsburgh to create a model built upon the design, materials and purpose of commercial buildings to estimate their energy usage and emissions.

Stellantis CEO on weather events pushing electrification: Our company is ready – Detroit Free Press

The head of the world’s fourth-largest automaker on Wednesday acknowledged that public opinion in the wake of recent devastating floods in Europe and elsewhere is likely to push governments toward stricter regulations on emissions and accelerate the auto industry’s move to electrification….

Deep-sea research bolstered with $2 million grant

(Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences) Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences has been awarded $2 million by NSF to accelerate scientific understanding of the impacts of emerging industries in the deep sea – one of the most mysterious, and potentially lucrative, areas of the ocean.

Opinion | Joe Biden’s Monumental Environmental Gambit – The New York Times

It is hard to overstate the joy of the environmental community when Joe Biden ascended to the White House. In place of a man who called climate change a hoax, it got someone who saw global warming for the grave…

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