Climate change

Democrats urge Biden to restart climate negotiations in stalled plan

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event at Germanna Community College February 10, 2022 in Culpeper. Virginia.Win McNamee | Getty ImagesMore than 80 House Democrats this week called on President Joe Biden to restart negotiations over his delayed...

Why a California city is trying to build the state’s last power plant

People gathered in Glendale in February to protest the city's approval to build a fossil-fueled power plant.Courtesy of Morgan GoodwinGlendale, a Los Angeles suburb that's home to Walt Disney Imagineering and the famous Brand Boulevard, could be the last...

US offshore wind auction in NY, NJ raises a record $4.37 billion

Offshore wind farm.davee hughes uk | Moment | Getty ImagesThe federal government on Friday announced a record $4.37 billion sale of six offshore wind leases off the coasts of New York and New Jersey, moving forward the Biden administration's...

USPS moves ahead with plan to spend billions on gas vehicles

A U.S. Postal Service worker prepares packages for delivery during Cyber Monday in the SoHo neighborhood of New York, on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021.Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesThe U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday completed a final regulatory requirement...

Texas led the country in new renewable energy projects last year

Transmission towers are shown on June 15, 2021 in Houston, Texas. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which controls approximately 90% of the power in Texas, has requested Texas residents to conserve power through Friday as temperatures surge...

Biden urges against USPS plan to spend billions on gas vehicles

A postal worker loads a delivery truck on October 01, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.Scott Olson | Getty ImagesThe Biden administration on Wednesday attempted to halt the U.S. Postal Service's plan to spend up to $11.3 billion to replace its delivery...

Biden helping states plug orphan oil gas wells, cut methane emissions

Oil pumpjacks operate in the Inglewood Oil Field on January 28, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.Mario Tama | Getty ImagesThe Biden administration on Monday announced it will send $1.15 billion to states to plug thousands of orphan oil and gas...

ESG investing, climate change, stocks: JPMorgan on environmental ETF

Environmentally conscious investing has gained traction in the last few years as the focus on climate change grows more urgent and the companies directly involved in combating it become more well known.But, common investments such as alternative energy and...

California in transformational moment to fight climate change

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday said the state's in a "transformational moment" to shift away from fossil fuels, as climate change continues to fuel devastating wildfire seasons and historic drought conditions across California.The governor's remarks to CNBC's Yasmin Khorram come...

McKinsey calculates capital spending required to reach net-zero by 2050

A wind farm shares space with corn fields in Latimer, Iowa, U.S.Jonathan Ernst | ReutersAs the world grapples with a worsening climate change crisis, governments and companies are pledging to achieve net-zero greenhouse emissions by 2050 — a goal...
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