Access to ample water supplies could make Michigan a climate refuge. But climate change also is creating more fierce Great Lakes region storms and more floods, and the consequences are not evenly distributed.
President Biden will meet with lawmakers this afternoon on his $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, after top administration officials said they expect it to start moving on Capitol Hill before Memorial Day.
President Biden confronted Republican hostility toward his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package yesterday by declaring it a pillar of his plan to address climate change. "Investing in clean energy to fight the effects of climate change is part of infrastructure," Biden said in remarks aimed at pressuring political opponents to support his so-called American Jobs Plan.
The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.