The Biden Administration says it will consider carbon border adjustment taxes to help cut greenhouse gas emissions in global trade and intends to pursue "strengthened enforcement" to ensure that China lives up to existing trade obligations.
With the implementation of the law on climate change, a system will be established for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and it will enable the adaptation to the change in climate conditions, according to the press release by the Government of Serbia.
The Danish government's efforts towards meeting the country's ambitious target of reducing emissions by 70% by 2030 have been judged "insufficient" by the body tasked with monitoring its progress, with measures so far announced only likely to take it a third of the way.
President Biden is dramatically altering the way the U.S. government calculates the real-world cost of climate change. This approach could reshape a range of consequential decisions, from whether to allow new coal leasing on federal land to what sort of steel is used in taxpayer-funded infrastructure projects.
The move has raised questions among some scientists as to why Abbott consulted with an outside meteorologist - particularly one with inaccurate climate views - when Abbott had the option of touching base with weather experts in the government.
As the Texas Legislature starts hearings today to investigate the catastrophic power failure during last week's storm, the Environmental Defense Fund has published a report outlining policy recommendations for extreme weather and natural disasters.
President Joe Biden nominated the most diverse Cabinet in history, but the Senate, which gets to offer "advice and consent," is suddenly full of members -- mostly Republicans -- who are critical of partisan tweets and are carefully scrutinizing nominees' job qualifications.
Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.