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Conservatives Attack Companies for Being Too ‘Woke’ on Climate

This article is part of Climate Solutions, a special report on efforts to make a difference, coinciding with The New York Times Climate Forward conference and Climate Week NYC. On a muggy day in Tampa this summer, Gov. Ron DeSantis…

Your Friday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this newsletter in your inbox? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest at the end of Friday. Charles also bestowed the title of Prince of Wales on his son and heir, William. William’s wife, Catherine, will…

How to Keep US Congress in the Hands of the Only Party that Believes in Global Warming: Part 2 – CleanTechnica

Background: The US has essentially a two-party system. 20 years ago, both parties were respectable and believed that the democratic system was a wonderful thing that had been handed down to us by the founding fathers and those that have…

Gov. Jay Inslee Is Taking a Well-Earned Climate Victory Lap

It’s gratifying to me for a couple of reasons, because some things that I was once mocked for saying — in 2009 or 2010, I brought a Chevy Volt, the prototype for the hybrid electric, to Capitol Hill because I…

Why We Don’t Have a Carbon Tax

Three and a half years ago, an open letter that more than 3,600 economists eventually signed declared that “climate change is a serious problem calling for immediate national action.” The signatories included 15 former chairs of the Council of Economic…

Why Republicans Turned Against the Environment

In 1990 Congress passed an amendment to the Clean Air Act of 1970, among other things taking action against acid rain, urban smog and ozone. The legislation was highly successful, greatly reducing pollution at far lower cost than business interest…

Climate Bill Heads to Biden’s Desk. There Is More to Be Done.

WASHINGTON — For the septuagenarian lawmakers who wrote the historic climate bill that Congress passed on Friday, and the 79-year-old president who is about to sign it into law, the measure represents a “once in a generation” victory. But younger…

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Can Biden’s climate bill undo the fossil fuel industry’s decades of harm?

The scientists’ warning to the US president on climate crisis was stark: the world’s countries were conducting a vast, dangerous experiment through their enormous release of planet-heating emissions, which threaten to be “deleterious from the point of view of human…

How a New Class of Republicans Could Push America to the Right

Much of the attention paid to Donald Trump’s favorite candidates running in the midterms has focused — rightly! — on their support for relitigating the 2020 election. (Which, for those still unsure, was not stolen.) But across a range of…

¿Una ley puede salvarnos del desastre climático?

Pues sí lo hicieron. La Ley de Reducción de la Inflación (IRA, por su sigla en inglés), que en resumidas cuentas es un proyecto de ley contra el cambio climático con un poco de ayuda para la reforma sanitaria, se…

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