Fishing industry worries Biden offshore wind effort will cost jobs

Fishing industry worries Biden offshore wind effort will cost jobs

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration’s push to expand offshore wind development is pitting advocates for commercial fishing against the renewable energy industry. The former is concerned about potential disruptions to their business, while the latter is…

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White House puts together climate finance strategy

White House puts together climate finance strategy

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House on Friday laid out a roadmap for how it will protect the economy from climate risks. In its “Roadmap to Build a Climate-Resilient Economy”, the Biden administration characterized climate-related risks as balling into two…

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US unveils plans for seven major offshore wind farms

US unveils plans for seven major offshore wind farms

This post was originally published on this site The US government on Wednesday unveiled plans to build up to seven major offshore wind farms along the country’s coasts as part of its push to supply wind-generated energy to more than 10 million homes by 2030. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland made...

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The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Holding Up the Democratic Agenda

The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Holding Up the Democratic Agenda

This post was originally published on this siteAída Chávez Party leaders are caving to corporate pressure and ceding ground on an already dangerously low budget proposal. The post The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Holding Up the Democratic Agenda appeared first on The Nation.

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One-fourth of US infrastructure is at risk of flooding amid ‘changing environment,’ report says

One-fourth of US infrastructure is at risk of flooding amid ‘changing environment,’ report says

This post was originally published on this siteFlooding is the most expensive natural disaster in the US. A new report pinpoints who is most at risk: Louisiana, Florida, Kentucky and West Virginia.     

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Cutting climate programs may be harder than other things as Biden trims his bill

Cutting climate programs may be harder than other things as Biden trims his bill

This post was originally published on this site President Biden is urging Democrats to embrace incremental progress as the party negotiates down a broad spending bill. He may not have that option when it comes to its major climate policies. (Image credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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California rushes to contain oil spill as wildlife, beaches hit

California rushes to contain oil spill as wildlife, beaches hit

This post was originally published on this site California authorities and emergency responders were racing Monday to contain the damage from a major offshore oil spill that the city of Huntington Beach described as an “environmental catastrophe.” Popular beaches along a 15-mile (24-kilometer) stretch of coastline south of Los Angeles...

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