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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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Vlad Putin

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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Windmills

Biden throws weight of US government behind clean energy

[Financial Times subscription required to read this article.] When Barack Obama pumped $90bn into wind turbines, solar panels and batteries as part of his efforts to kickstart the US economy after the 2008 crash, his administration boasted of the “largest single investment in clean energy in history”…

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VIDEO: UN Warns Code Red for Climate Change

‘A code-red for humanity.’ That’s the dire warning from a new United Nations report on climate change. CGTN’s Asieh Namdar spoke to Paul Bledsoe from American University’s Center for Environmental Policy about the report…

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Window closing to stop worst effects of climate change

World leaders are rapidly running out of time to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. And without dramatic action, even less ambitious goals — such as checking climate change at 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels — soon could be out of reach…

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