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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…

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…

Here’s What’s In The Dems’ Green-Pork Dumpster-Fire Spending Bill

The folks at the Republican Study Committee (RSC) — led by Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) — often read the hellish hundreds of pages that constitute the Democrats’ legislative agenda and summarize the worst of the worst provisions. They just released…

What’s In the Climate, Tax and Health Care Bill – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — After months of painstaking negotiations, Democrats are set to push through a climate, tax and health care package that would salvage key elements of President Biden’s domestic agenda. The legislation, while falling far short of the ambitious $2.2…

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…

Personal behavior — even Taylor Swift’s — is a minor part of climate change – Axios

Celebrities would be doing the Earth a favor if they cut back on private jets, but combating global warming will require bigger systemic changes, not just better personal behavior. Driving the news: A recent report from Yard, a U.K. marketing…

Is Cricket Sustainable Amid Climate Change? – The New York Times

The joke is that if you want it to rain during this wetter-than-usual summer in the Caribbean, just start a cricket match. Beneath the humor is seemingly tacit agreement with the assertion in a 2018 climate report that of all…

How the New Climate Bill Would Reduce Emissions – The New York Times

A majorclimate and energy package announced last week in a deal by Senate Democrats would put the United States much closer to its goal of cutting global warming pollution in half by 2030, several new independent analyses have concluded. U.S….

Ten Ways Methane Gas Companies Are Misleading the Public – Environment Maine

Written by Environment America clean energy intern Emily McCabe   Methane gas is a fossil fuel that pollutes our air and poses risks to public health. But you wouldn’t know it from the way the gas industry portrays it. What…

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