A ‘Nerve Center’ for Climate in the Biden White House

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:36
President Joseph R. Biden Jr. brings with him the largest team of climate change experts ever assembled in the White House, and action on global warming is expected quickly.
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Biden Cancels Keystone XL Pipeline and Rejoins Paris Climate Agreement

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:29
In a burst of climate orders, the president also ordered federal agencies to begin the process of reinstating environmental regulations reversed under the Trump administration.
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The Paris Climate Agreement: What You Need to Know

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 15:35
President Biden’s decision to return to the climate pact fulfills a campaign pledge, but the United States has some catching up to do.
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President Biden's 17 Executive Orders in Detail

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 01/21/2021 - 11:29
The moves aim to strengthen protections for young immigrants, end construction of President Donald J. Trump’s border wall, end a travel ban and prioritize racial equity.
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Northwest’s Salmon Population May Be Running Out of Time

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 16:32
The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office found that some salmon species are “on the brink of extinction.” Habitat loss, climate change and other factors are to blame, it said.
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How Trump’s Legacy Gets Undone

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 10:11
Joe Biden’s climate team will be the largest ever in the White House
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Court Voids a ‘Tortured’ Trump Climate Rollback

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 18:40
The ruling strikes down weak rules for coal-burning power plants and gives the Biden administration a freer hand to impose tighter restrictions.
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Supreme Court Case Could Limit Future Lawsuits Against Fossil Fuel Industry

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 16:43
The court heard arguments on a technical legal question in a case that demands fossil fuel companies help pay for the costs of dealing with climate change.
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Businesses Aim to Pull Greenhouse Gases From the Air. It’s a Gamble.

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 19:33
A surge of corporate money could soon transform carbon removal from science fiction to reality. But there are risks: The very idea could offer industry an excuse to maintain dangerous habits.
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Biden to Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline in Inauguration Day Executive Order

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 17:59
The project had already been languishing, but the action by Mr. Biden would signal his determination to undo President Trump’s environmental legacy.
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Can the World Break Up With Fossil Fuels? Watch the Conversation.

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 17:14
The Times is hosting a series of virtual events ahead of global climate talks in November. This month’s topic: the demand for energy and what can be learned from the pandemic.
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Europe Welcomes Biden, but Won’t Wait for Him

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 13:25
The European Union is eager for “a political climate change” and cooperation, but if the new president is consumed with domestic problems, it won’t put its own agenda on hold.
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Finding a Foothold for Nordic Skiing in Rural Alaska

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 08:56
The harsh wind-hammered tundra sometimes complicates the prospect, as do the polar bears. But the children are enthusiastic pupils.
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Hounded by Wildfires, Californians Rethink Their Willingness to Rebuild

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 01/17/2021 - 10:18
In the aftermath, some people are deciding to just begin new lives elsewhere. The pandemic and longstanding housing problems haven’t made the choices any easier.
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The Sunday Read: 'Fighting Climate Change, Whatever It Takes'

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 01/17/2021 - 08:00
How a group of five activists decided to fight global warming by doing whatever it takes.
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Climate Change Survey: Majority of Voters Support Initiatives

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 13:55
A survey carried out after the November election found that 66 percent of respondents said that developing sources of clean energy should be a high or very high priority.
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2020 is Tied With 2016 as Hottest Year Ever on Record

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 07:42
The global average temperature in 2020 was about 2.25 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the average from 1850 to 1900, data from the Copernicus Climate Change Service indicates.
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Toyota to Pay a Record Fine for a Decade of Clean Air Act Violations

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 07:41
Toyota’s $180 million settlement with the federal government follows a series of emissions-related scandals in the auto industry.
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Tesla Might Finally Have Some Competition. From Ford.

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 04:00
Traditional automakers have struggled to sell electric cars. That could change as Ford, Volkswagen and others introduce new models.
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The Capitol Riot and Climate Disinformation

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 14:56
They’re more closely related than you might think
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