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Biden Climate Policy On Track To Punish Blue-Collar Workers, Prop Up Putin

In former President Donald Trump’s final month in office, the United States achieved something it hadn’t in more than a generation: In the final week of December, America didn’t import a single drop of crude oil from Saudi Arabia for the…

Biden Wants to Take On China and Climate Change at the Same Time – Slate

Global warming is, in large part, a U.S.-China problem. The two countries combined account for 43 percent of worldwide CO2 emissions. The decisions the two countries make in the coming years will shape what life is like on the planet…

Climate change should play big role in pandemic, recession recovery plans – Bangor Daily News

The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Michael Howard is a professor of philosophy at the University of Maine. This column…

Climate change: The Arctic sea ice retreats, opening shipping lanes – Vox.com

The Arctic is now open for business year-round after a large commercial ship sailed the Northern Sea Route from Jiangsu, China, to a Russian gas plant on the Arctic coast, for the first time ever during the month of February,…

Natural Gas Battles Local Climate Efforts – NPR

Tyler Hollon, who works for a construction company in Utah, says eliminating natural gas from apartment buildings can reduce costs. Hollon’s company now shares its designs and budgets with other builders. “The reason we’re giving it away is to clean…

The Myth (And Fake Math) Of ‘Green’ Jobs

“Fool me once,” Stephen King wrote, “shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, shame on both of us.” His adage certainly applies to the myth (and fake math) of green jobs. During the 2020…

U.S. Officially Rejoins Paris Agreement On Climate Change – NPR

Smokestacks at the Jeffrey Energy Center coal-fired power plant are silhouetted against the sky at sunset in September near Emmet, Kan. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption toggle caption Charlie Riedel/AP Smokestacks at the Jeffrey Energy Center coal-fired power plant are silhouetted…

The impact of climate change is not the same everywhere ⁠— some parts have something to gain but that’s not a – Business Insider India

A rickshaw puller wears mask and covers is head as India’s national capital, New Delhi, undergoes a heatwave in 2020BCCL The magnitude of the decline in productivity depends on the birth rate, migration costs, trade networks and other local characteristics….