Environment, Featured Outdated regulations stall cutting-edge nuclear plants WASHINGTON – Congress approved billions of dollars in recent years to support new nuclear energy technology.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 Environment Decarbonizing steel: Senators discuss a vital climate move WASHINGTON - The United States experiences major natural disasters about five times more frequently than it did in the 1980s, Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del. said in a senate hearing on Wednesday. This statement cited a National ... CONTINUE READING Environment, Featured Senators Support Development of Wildlife Crossings to Aid Animal Migration Thursday Morning WASHINGTON–Senators expressed bipartisan support Thursday for developing wildlife crossings to encourage migration and conserve wildlife populations. This came after the release of the fifth National Climate Assessment detailing the negative impacts of climate change on ... CONTINUE READING
A Guardian of Federal Lands, Lambasted by Left and Right

A Guardian of Federal Lands, Lambasted by Left and Right

From oil and gas leases to missed climate targets, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has become a lightning rod for the Biden administration’s compromises on energy policy. A recent Senate hearing underlined the steady criticism she faces from conservatives.

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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