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Almost 200 nations are set to tackle climate change at COP27 in Egypt. Is this just a talkfest, or does the meeting actually matter?

  • October 5, 2022
Shutterstock by Matt McDonald, The University of Queensland In a crucial meeting for tackling the climate crisis, almost 200 countries…
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Biden puts solar tariff threat on hold for 2 years, boosts domestic production

  • June 6, 2022
The White House is announcing today that President Biden will pause new tariffs on solar panel imports for two years…
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EPA proposes reinstating state, tribal CWA review authorities

  • June 3, 2022
The EPA is seeking to restore greater state and tribal authority to evaluate the impacts of proposed infrastructure projects under…
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G7 pledges moves away from fossil fuels, with caveats

  • May 31, 2022
Seven of the world’s wealthiest nations announced Friday they had agreed to decarbonize their power sectors by 2035 and dramatically…
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‘Green Nobel’ winners organized to win victories for communities

  • May 26, 2022
This year’s Goldman Environmental Prizes honor activists, many of them Indigenous, who took on major, entrenched, and powerful interests in…
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New bill would help heat pumps replace furnaces by making them cheaper than AC units

  • May 24, 2022
A bill to be introduced in the Senate this week would seek to broaden heat pump adoption by making the…
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Twitter bans climate disinformation in ads

  • April 25, 2022
Twitter will no longer allow “misleading advertisements” that “contradict the scientific consensus on climate change,” on its platform, the company…
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Extinction Rebellion protesters worldwide demand real action on climate emergency

  • April 20, 2022
Activists with Extinction Rebellion held civil disobedience actions in cities around the world over the weekend to demand governments follow…
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus calls for tighter methane rules

  • December 24, 2021
Sixteen members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency yesterday asking it to strengthen…
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Build Back Better Act crucial for US climate goals

  • December 22, 2021
If the Build Back Better Act does not become law it will be difficult, if not impossible, for the US…
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