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March 22, 2021 Biden’s over-under for Paris climate goal: 50 percentSource: NBC News
As he prepares for a global climate summit next month, a vigorous influence campaign is underway over the president's forthcoming commitment to the Paris Agreement, with all eyes on whether he will pledge to cut greenhouse gas...
Source: Queens Eagle
The legislation would apply Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines to building and infrastructure based on research from the Mayor’s Office of Resiliency that takes into account data, climate change projections and existing...
March 22, 2021 Democrats Get a Second Chance on ClimateSource: Rolling Stone
Can Joe Biden’s Democrats do with 50 Senate votes — one of which belongs to West Virginia’s Joe Manchin, who once ran an ad of himself shooting a bullet through the cap-and-trade bill — what they couldn’t when they had far larger...
Sweden has been ranked at the top of Euromonitor International’s Sustainable Travel Index, which has classified 99 countries worldwide through the lens of sustainable tourism.“Sweden is a pioneer in lifecycle assessment research...
March 19, 2021 Opinion Vaccines: A Very European DisasterSource: NY Times
Yet at this crucial moment in the Covid-19 saga, when new vaccines finally offer a realistic prospect of returning to normal life, policy in the European Union has been marked by one bungle after another. Jabs in arms got off to...
March 19, 2021 US jobless claims rise to 770,000 with layoffs still highSource: AP
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to 770,000, a sign that layoffs remain high even as much of the U.S. economy is steadily recovering from the coronavirus recession.
President Joe Biden campaigned on a climate policy plan that included, as its backbone, a clean electricity standard (CES) that would push the US electricity sector to net-zero carbon emissions by 2035. Given how important...
March 18, 2021 USDA seeks innovative partner-led projects delivering sustainable agricultural solutionsSource: KOLD TV
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking proposals to fund up to $75 million in new, unique projects under the Regional Conservation Partnership Program’s (RCPP) Alternative Funding Arrangements (AFA) that take...
he Federal Reserve on Wednesday sharply ramped up its expectations for economic growth but indicated that there are no interest rate hikes likely through 2023 despite an improving outlook and a turn this year to higher...
The U.S. has thus far issued 90 million stimulus checks worth a collective $242 billion as part of President Joe Biden’s landmark $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, according to a report released Wednesday by multiple government...
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