Environment, Featured, Science + Technology, Transportation Washington Metro's 'Fleet of the Future' Expo showcases new train cars WASHINGTON -- The Washington Area Metro Transit Authority showcased their new 8000-series train and zero-emissions bus at the Fleet of the Future Expo on the National Mall. Attendees can walk through and explore the train ... CONTINUE READING Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) speaks before senators and constitutents before the debate period. Environment, Featured Sen. Hawley champions for St. Louis constituents despite controversial past WASHINGTON – After unsuccessful efforts to include Missouri residents in a decades-old law that compensates victims of radiation from nuclear weapons development, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley succeeded last week in getting the Senate to pass ... CONTINUE READING Environment, Featured Outdated regulations stall cutting-edge nuclear plants WASHINGTON – Congress approved billions of dollars in recent years to support new nuclear energy technology. Despite this, advanced reactor projects have yet to break ground in the United States, delaying the fight against climate ... CONTINUE READING Environment, Featured Expensive advanced reactors deter utility companies from pursuing nuclear projects WASHINGTON– Despite bipartisan congressional support for small scale nuclear reactors, United States nuclear projects have failed to get off the ground.  High costs and risks of building these reactors prevented utility companies from completing scheduled projects, ... CONTINUE READING

Adaptation finance to be a key issue at COP27

With just three weeks to go until the opening of the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, known as COP27, small island states and coastal communities from across the globe are calling for greater attention to be paid to the challenges of adaptation.

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