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Maryland landfills pose bigger climate problem than previously thought – The Chesapeake Bay Journal

Throwing food away is more than wasteful. When it gets buried in a landfill, it generates methane, a climate-warming greenhouse gas many times more potent than carbon dioxide. A new report by the nonprofit Environmental Integrity Project finds that Maryland’s…

As summit ends, G-7 urged to deliver on vaccines, climate – ABC News

CARBIS BAY, England — The Group of Seven leaders aim to end their first summit in two years with a punchy set of promises Sunday, including vaccinating the world against coronavirus, making huge corporations pay their fair share of taxes…

As Gas Prices Skyrocket, Biden Freezes ANWR Oil-And-Gas Leases

The Interior Department announced Tuesday the suspension of all Arctic National Wildlife Refuge leases pending an environmental analysis, shutting down one of the Trump administration’s landmark energy initiatives. The order by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland freezes the 10-year leases on…

A Viable Alternative To China’s Rare Earth Minerals Dominance

Prompted by a worldwide chip shortage already impacting automobile production, President Biden signed an executive order in February directing a 100-day broad review of supply chains for critical materials for semiconductors and large-capacity batteries, including rare earth elements. It builds on analyses,…

Biden’s Fossil Fuel Moves Clash With Pledges on Climate Change – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Despite President Biden’s pledge to aggressively cut the pollution from fossil fuels that is driving climate change, his administration has quietly taken actions this month that will guarantee the drilling and burning of oil and gas for decades…

Biden Opens Calif. Coast To Offshore Wind After Pentagon Abruptly Drops Objections

The Biden administration announced Tuesday that it was opening the California coast to offshore wind farms after the Pentagon suddenly dropped objections that wind farms would interfere with military operations along the Pacific coastline. The new proposal for a 399-square-mile…

Supreme Court Rejects Three Climate Lawfare Cases, Citing Its Earlier Ruling

The Supreme Court sent three climate change cases back to lower courts on Monday after it handed a narrow win to big oil companies last week. The decisions, released in unsigned orders, vacated previous rulings in cases involving the companies…

Arctic nations pledge to fight global warming despite rising tensions – WION

Arctic countries on Thursday pledged to fight global warming, which is happening three times faster in the Far North, and to preserve peace in the region as its geopolitical importance rises. Accelerated global warming, untapped resources, new maritime routes opened…

Arctic nations agree to fight global warming despite tensions – Al Jazeera English

Arctic countries have pledged to fight global warming, which is happening three times faster in the northern reaches of the earth than elsewhere and to preserve peace in the region as its geopolitical importance increases. Accelerated global warming, untapped resources,…

Arctic Nations Pledge to Fight Global Warming Despite Rising Tensions – The Moscow Times

Arctic countries on Thursday pledged to fight global warming, which is happening three times faster in the Far North, and to preserve peace in the region as its geopolitical importance rises. Accelerated global warming, untapped resources, new maritime routes opened…