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Arctic Carbon Transportation Route Discovered by Scientists

Arctic Carbon Transportation Route Discovered by Scientists

In the Arctic, a previously unknown carbon transportation route has been discovered by scientists that has the capability of binding as much as 3.97 million tons of particles rich in carbon dioxide annually from the Kara and Barents Seas and storing it in the deep waters of the Arctic for thousands of years, a press […]

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    Food Waste 101: The Facts and Solutions

    Food Waste 101: The Facts and Solutions

    There is a global food waste revolution happening with many changemakers creating solutions to help feed the hungry, to feed the soil, to repurpose food waste into renewable energy, and find innovative ways to sell food that otherwise would never be out in the supermarkets.

    China, World’s Leading Methane Polluter, Drafts Plan to Cut Emissions

    China, World’s Leading Methane Polluter, Drafts Plan to Cut Emissions

    During a surprise appearance at the COP27 UN climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Thursday, China’s top climate diplomat touted a draft plan to reduce methane emissions.  However, the country stopped short of signing on to the Global Methane Pledge to cut methane emissions 30 percent by 2030, despite being the world’s leading polluter of […]

    G20 Recommits to 1.5 Goal in Last Week of COP27

    G20 Recommits to 1.5 Goal in Last Week of COP27

    The leaders of these developed or emerging economies met for the yearly G20 Heads of State and Government Summit in Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday and Wednesday and came away agreeing to continue progress towards limiting global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels

    What a Split Congress Means for U.S. Climate and Energy Policy

    What a Split Congress Means for U.S. Climate and Energy Policy

    Now that the dust is beginning to settle from the U.S. midterm elections and it is clear that Democrats will retain control of the Senate while the House of Representatives will pass to a narrow Republican Majority, what does this mean for the next two years of climate and energy policy? With seven House races […]

    Biden Admin Joins Global Pact to Achieve 100% New Electric Car and Truck Sales by 2040

    Biden Admin Joins Global Pact to Achieve 100% New Electric Car and Truck Sales by 2040

    In its latest push towards electrification, the Biden administration announced that the U.S. has signed the Global Memorandum of Understanding (Global MOU) on Zero-Emission Medium-and  Heavy-Duty Vehicles Thursday at the COP27 UN climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.  The memorandum sets a goal of ensuring 100 percent of new bus and truck sales are electric […]

    DOE Awards $74 Million for Battery Recycling and Reuse Projects

    DOE Awards $74 Million for Battery Recycling and Reuse Projects

    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded nearly $74 million, available through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, to 10 projects focused on recycling and reusing batteries, particularly EV batteries. According to the Department of Energy, over 1.2 million electric cars have been sold since President Joe Biden took office, and demand for battery minerals, […]