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Democrats push to impose carbon tariffs

Senate Democrats are proposing to impose tariffs on carbon-intensive imports to help pay for their $3.5 trillion tax and spending infrastructure proposal, in a surprising move that opens up a web of complex questions…

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‘Not enough for clean power’ in US infrastructure plan

President Joe Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure agreement with centrist senators does not include enough for clean power, says the American Clean Power Association (ACP). Late last week, Biden and a group of centrist senators from both major parties had agreed to an…

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Biden’s climate agenda bogged down in divided Congress

President Joe Biden arrives back in the US this week after a foreign tour with a recurring theme: fighting climate change. But he returns to a Washington where his own party feels increasing anxiety that his administration’s climate agenda will fall short at home…

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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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Climate devastation is upon us. Congress must act.

Last week, on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Ida unleashed 150 mile-an-hour winds and slammed into New Orleans, super-fueled to huge size and rain-making power by the Gulf of Mexico whose temperatures are 3 to 5 degrees higher…

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Federal fleet electrification faces delays

Shortly after his inauguration, President Biden set an ambitious goal to electrify the entire federal fleet. Now, his agencies are drafting a plan to phase out hundreds of thousands of internal-combustion engines…

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