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Biden Orders Federal Vehicles, Buildings to Use Renewable Energy by 2050
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Biden Orders Federal Vehicles, Buildings to Use Renewable Energy by 2050
2021-12-08 22:51:28
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — It wasn’t noted on his public schedule today, but President Joe Biden on Wednesday rolled out a plan to make the federal government carbon neutral by 2050. “The federal government faces broad exposure to the mounting risks and... Read More

Climate
UN: Greenhouse Gas Levels Hit a New Record, Cuts Fall Short

GENEVA (AP) — Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade despite a temporary reduction during pandemic lockdowns, the World Meteorological Organization said in... Read More

Climate
Greenhouse Gases Heat Up Lawmakers’ Health Concerns
2021-07-21 21:16:12
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- The million acres of forest that burned in western states in the past week were a lesser concern for a congressional panel that discussed the hazards of high heat caused by climate change Wednesday. “It’s becoming a routine... Read More

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Biden to Pledge Halving Greenhouse Gases by 2030

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at least in half by 2030 as he convenes a virtual climate summit with 40 world leaders, according to three people with knowledge of the White... Read More

White House
Biden Pressed on Emissions Goal as Climate Summit Nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Joe Biden convenes a virtual climate summit on Thursday, he faces a vexing task: how to put forward a nonbinding but symbolic goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that will have a tangible impact on... Read More

Climate
Industrial Emissions Targeted in New Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation
2019-07-30 21:58:09
by Sean Trambley

Last week, a bipartisan, bicameral coalition led by freshman Representative Sean Casten D-Ill., introduced legislation aimed at encouraging innovation that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industrial sources. Casten and his counterparts in the Senate, Senators Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and... Read More

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