For those who missed it: 16/03/2023 The controversial Willow project is the latest big US oil bender – but may be one of its last Oliver Milman After weeks of fevered speculation, Joe Biden’s administration, almost sheepishly, announced on Monday that it will allow an enormous oil drilling project in the rapidly thawing tundra ofContinue reading “After two underwhelming years, Biden and his EPA take drastic action on emissions”
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Bloomberg Balance of power for 2023 January 04
Fundamental questions are raised about the Republicans’ ability to steer a chamber that must grapple with key issues such as raising the debt ceiling and funding the government of the world’s biggest economy as a global recession looms.
Bloomberg reporting on ecological matters end of August 2022
Unprecedented heat waves are melting snow and ice across the planet including in the iconic Himalayan range, where the mountains shelter the largest reserve of frozen freshwater outside the North and South poles. As Archana Chaudhary and Aaron Clark write, the immediate impact has been on Pakistan, where floods have submerged farmland and cities, affectingContinue reading “Bloomberg reporting on ecological matters end of August 2022”
2022 August biggest climate milestones
Bloomberg Green, 2022 August 9 This month’s biggest climate milestones happened over one weekend. On Sunday, the US Senate approved hundreds of billions of dollars in climate and clean-energy spending. Just two days before, climate cooperation between the US and China — the world’s largest economies and emitters — came to an abrupt halt. How these two turningContinue reading “2022 August biggest climate milestones”
Our selection of The Week’s 2nd week of August 2022
In the 2nd week of August Donald Trump managed to get a lot of eyes from the world looking at his ‘telenovella’ or American soap.
This climate bill is a symbolic moment – now comes the hard part
An argument over what a genuinely ambitious climate policy looks like is suddenly front-and-centre in the Australian olitical debate
How America Plans to Cut 4 Billion Tons of CO2
By Zahra Hirji The climate community breathed a sigh of relief yesterday when Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona finally agreed to support a historic climate legislation package for the US. That makes passage of the Manchin-Schumer bill a whole lot more likely. With a vote in the Senate possible as soon as this weekend, researchers are working outContinue reading “How America Plans to Cut 4 Billion Tons of CO2”
The Independent from 2022 July 25 – July 31
July 25 Fears thousands wrongly told to pay back pandemic benefits Nearly 15,000 people say they have been wrongly ordered to pay back universal credit payments, as the government attempts to claw back £500m in pandemic benefit handouts. Many have been told to repay the money in error simply because they missed phone callsContinue reading “The Independent from 2022 July 25 – July 31”