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27 08 2022 | 06:39

U.S. climate bill passed by Senate, heads for approval in House of Representatives

The US is, after decades of political rancor and fossil fuel industry obfuscation, almost certain to make its first significant attempt to tackle the climate crisis. Experts say it will help rewire…

27 08 2022 | 06:19

While Biden is tackling inflation and shaping a green economy for the US, Britain is being left behind

Over the weekend, US Democrats overcame months of political struggle to pass the Inflation Reduction Act in the Senate, marking a major victory for the president, Joe Biden, and for “Bidenomics”…

27 08 2022 | 06:03

Facts must rise above the gas if Australia is to deal with the climate crisis

One of the most striking voices for aggressive climate action right now is the secretary general of the United Nations. Speaking at the Major Economies Forum hosted by Joe Biden last month, António…

27 08 2022 | 05:43

How a top US business lobby promised climate action – but worked to block efforts

Business Roundtable aims to weaken efforts that would enable investors to hold companies accountable for their climate promises

27 08 2022 | 05:43

Πώς ο Μπιλ Γκέιτς έσωσε το νομοσχέδιο του Μπάιντεν για την κλιματική αλλαγή

Πρόκειται για το μεγαλύτερο και σημαντικότερο νομοσχέδιο που έχει συσταθεί στις ΗΠΑ για την καταπολέμηση της κλιματικής αλλαγής. Η μείωση των εκπομπών αερίου βάσει του νομοσχεδίου θα είναι ισόποση με…

27 08 2022 | 05:39

Η νίκη των ΗΠΑ για το κλίμα μπορεί να εμποδίσει τον αγώνα προς το «καθαρό μηδέν»

Η προσπάθεια της Αμερικής να επιταχύνει την ενεργειακή της μετάβαση είναι πιθανό να ρίξει εκτός πορείας άλλους μεγάλους παραγωγούς εκπομπών άνθρακα.

17 08 2022 | 16:22

Climate bill could slash US emissions by 40% after historic Senate vote

The US is, after decades of political rancor and fossil fuel industry obfuscation, almost certain to make its first significant attempt to tackle the climate crisis. Experts say it will help rewire…

28 07 2022 | 20:17

Biden mulls using emergency powers to boost clean energy project

White House officials are weighing possible executive action by President Joe Biden on climate change, including an emergency declaration that would allow him to steer federal funding to clean-energy…

28 07 2022 | 20:16

Biden announces US-Africa summit for mid-December

President Joe Biden has announced that the United States will bring together leaders from across the African continent for a major summit in Washington, DC this December to discuss pressing…

28 07 2022 | 20:14

Second-largest U.S. teachers union calls for fossil fuel divestment

The nation’s second largest teachers union wants to throw the weight of its pension funds behind a transition to clean power. At the American Federation of Teachers’ 87th biennial national…

22 07 2022 | 10:56

AMERICAN CLIMATE FAILURE: Time for ‘Beast Mode’ as Manchin Torpedoes Biden Clean Energy Package

Millionaire coal baron Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) played his final card and the White House conceded defeat on ambitious U.S. climate legislation after the renegade senator declared he wouldn’t support…

12 07 2022 | 07:15

Global dismay as supreme court ruling leaves Biden’s climate policy in tatters

Joe Biden’s election triggered a global surge in optimism that the climate crisis would, finally, be decisively confronted. But the US supreme court’s decision last week to curtail America’s ability…

05 07 2022 | 07:51

Supreme Court limits Biden's power to cut emissions

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has lost some of its power to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The landmark ruling by the US Supreme Court represents a major setback to President Joe…

20 06 2022 | 12:35

Greenhouse gases must be legally phased out, US scientists argue

Greenhouse gas emissions should be subject to legal controls in the US and phased out under the Toxic Substances Control Act, according to a group of scientists and former public officials, in a…

20 06 2022 | 12:29

Fossil fuel firms ‘have humanity by the throat’, says UN head in blistering attack

Fossil fuel companies and the banks that finance them “have humanity by the throat”, the UN secretary general has said, in a “blistering” attack on the industry and its backers, who are pulling in…