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    Historic Senate Climate Deal Would Reduce Emissions 40% By 2030

    Historic Senate Climate Deal Would Reduce Emissions 40% By 2030

    On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate worked out a deal for a reconciliation package that includes $369 billion toward climate and energy funding. The deal comes after Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., reversed his initial decision against the bill, citing concerns over increasing spending amid rising inflation. The bill, if passed, would reduce emissions by 40%, compared to 2005 levels, by the end of this decade.

    Valuing Nature Through Lens of Economic Growth and Profit Puts It at Risk, Assessment Finds

    Valuing Nature Through Lens of Economic Growth and Profit Puts It at Risk, Assessment Finds

    Is market-based decision making compatible with a sustainable relationship between people and nature?  A new assessment from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) found that decisions about nature are being made based on a narrow range of values that precipitate biodiversity loss.  “Biodiversity is being lost and nature’s contributions to people […]

    Climate Activists Alarmed as Biden Admin Takes Major Step Forward in Proposed Alaska Oil Drilling Project

    Climate Activists Alarmed as Biden Admin Takes Major Step Forward in Proposed Alaska Oil Drilling Project

    The Biden administration has taken a major step on a proposed oil drilling project in Alaska’s North Slope by releasing a draft of an environmental impact statement (EIS), much to the dismay of climate advocates, CNN reported. The ConocoPhillips project, known as Willow, would release tons of carbon dioxide emissions and spell disaster for the […]