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House Passes the Largest Expenditure on Climate in U.S. History – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The United States took a major step toward fighting climate change Friday with passage through the House of Representatives of a $2.2 trillion spending bill that includes the largest expenditures ever made by the federal government to slow…

Senate Republicans Unveil Plan To Reduce Emissions 40% By 2050

Top Senate Republicans unveiled what they said was a comprehensive strategy to promote U.S. energy independence and innovation while maintaining the nation’s competitive edge. The proposal would ultimately create jobs across the energy sector and wouldn’t favor renewable jobs over…

How You View Climate Change Might Depend On Where You Live – FiveThirtyEight

ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY SCHERER / GETTY IMAGES President Biden and his entourage will be headed to the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Glasgow this weekend to demonstrate where the country stands on addressing climate change. If they wanted to make…

Biden Hypes Solar While Sending Production To Mega-Polluter China

President Joe Biden reiterated his commitment to reaching net-zero emissions by mid-century through prioritizing the use of solar-charged battery power in CNN’s town hall on Thursday. “We’re significantly reducing the amount, the cost of solar panels on your roof,” Biden…

Hiltzik: Biden’s budget reconciliation bill and climate change – Los Angeles Times

The headline news about the global warming provisions of the big budget bill being negotiated in Washington is that they’re in trouble. As has been the case with the safety net provisions of the bill, the news coverage has focused…

How climate changed during the Paleocene-​Eocene Thermal Maximum – Popular Science

There was a time when alligators slid through weed-choked swamps near the North Pole. Some 55 million years ago—just around 10 million years after the mass extinction that killed T. rex and most of its kin—the average global temperature sat…

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