Abu Dhabi Summit Gathers Climate Advocates in Advance of UAE’s COP28
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Abu Dhabi Summit Gathers Climate Advocates in Advance of UAE’s COP28
2023-01-13 19:44:31
by Kate Michael

ABU DHABI — World leaders, global CEOs and international sustainability advocates are set to gather in Abu Dhabi on Jan. 16 and 17 for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week’s Summit, where they will discuss key sustainability issues for the coming year,... Read More

Diverse Coalition Urges Next Congress to Be Proactive on Climate Risk Mitigation
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Diverse Coalition Urges Next Congress to Be Proactive on Climate Risk Mitigation
2022-12-28 13:07:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The change in House leadership next year is likely to renew the long-running congressional debate over how to fix problems that have plagued the National Flood Insurance Program for decades and make it better able to deal with... Read More

Senate Bill Aims to Boost Mental Health Care for Communities Facing Climate Disasters
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Senate Bill Aims to Boost Mental Health Care for Communities Facing Climate Disasters
2022-12-14 18:41:52
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A bill introduced in the Senate on Wednesday would establish a first-of-its kind $30 million pilot grant program to provide funding to community-based mental wellness and resilience programs in communities bearing the brunt of the climate crisis. Introduced... Read More

Global Carbon Emissions Remain at Record Levels
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Global Carbon Emissions Remain at Record Levels
2022-11-11 22:09:42
by Dan McCue

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Global carbon emissions in 2022 remain at record levels — with no sign of the decrease that climate scientists say is urgently needed to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a team of researchers... Read More

Kerry Sees Climate Talks as Time to Ensure Promises Made Are Promises Kept
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Kerry Sees Climate Talks as Time to Ensure Promises Made Are Promises Kept
2022-11-03 17:26:35
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A delegation of 16 high-ranking administration officials will travel to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, next week for COP27, a series of climate talks that U.S. Special Envoy John Kerry is framing as an opportunity to ensure that promises made... Read More

Biden Administration Pulls Support for Coal Plants, Carbon-Intensive Projects Overseas
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Biden Administration Pulls Support for Coal Plants, Carbon-Intensive Projects Overseas
2021-12-29 16:16:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has ordered an end to federal support for the construction of coal plants and other carbon-intensive projects overseas. The policy, which was communicated to U.S. embassies earlier this month, is expected to be fully in... Read More

Nuclear Energy Considered as Alternative to Help Biden Reach Climate Goals
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Nuclear Energy Considered as Alternative to Help Biden Reach Climate Goals
2021-11-04 19:51:01
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Representatives of the nuclear power industry tried to convince a Senate panel Thursday that much of the answer to reducing global warming is already within our grasp. Nuclear energy technology has advanced beyond the horrors of meltdowns and... Read More

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