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The US hydrogen moonshot

US energy secretary Jennifer Granholm described her department as the US government’s “in-house solutions powerhouse”. It would be the DoE, she said, that would lead the charge to reaching a net-zero US economy by 2050, by…

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The Arctic is ground zero in the climate battle

Tony Barber’s important column on the growing rivalry of great powers over the Arctic rightly notes that Arctic climate change “is an urgent matter for everyone”. Since the Arctic is warming at twice as fast as the global average…

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Cyber attack shuts major US pipeline system

Assault on Colonial Pipeline underscores vulnerabilities in critical US infrastructure. A major US fuel pipeline has been shut down after a ransomware attack, in an incident that underscores the vulnerabilities in America’s critical infrastructure…

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Biden vows US will work with Russia on climate

The US will work with Russia on ways to combat the climate crisis, President Joe Biden has announced, saying he looked forward to joint efforts and was “very heartened” by the country’s call for collaboration on new technologies such as carbon removal…

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Biden wants to buy EVs. Are there enough cars?

The Biden administration’s plan to replace the federal government’s fleet of cars and trucks with electric vehicles assembled in the United States could face a roadblock: supply. There are currently 645,047 federal vehicles across the country and fewer than 1% of them are electric, according to the General Services Administration..

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Democrats hit the road to promote green projects

President Biden recalled yesterday that Ohio Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur handed him a note just after his first joint address to Congress last year, touting the virtues of the Great Lakes that are an economic driver in her district…

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Why the Russia crisis matters for U.S. energy

The Biden administration said yesterday that it’s working to find alternative supplies of energy for western Europe should Russia cut off the region’s flow of natural gas and oil over growing tensions surrounding Ukraine…

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