Past seven years hottest on record – EU satellite data

Past seven years hottest on record – EU satellite data

This post was originally published on this siteAnalysis shows 2021 was the fifth-warmest with record-breaking temperatures in some regions.

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Emissions from coal increased in 2021 for the first time in seven years, in bad news for Biden’s climate goal

Emissions from coal increased in 2021 for the first time in seven years, in bad news for Biden’s climate goal

This post was originally published on this siteIn a troublesome sign for President Joe Biden’s climate goals, US greenhouse emissions rebounded from a pandemic slump faster in 2021 than the overall economy, according to a preliminary analysis by the nonpartisan Rhodium Group.

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Climate change: Hurricanes to expand into more populated regions

Climate change: Hurricanes to expand into more populated regions

This post was originally published on this siteA warmer world will see tropical cyclones occur in regions near New York, Boston, Beijing and Tokyo.

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From the Capitol riot to abortion rights, here are the top political stories of 2021

From the Capitol riot to abortion rights, here are the top political stories of 2021

This post was originally published on this site As we count down to the New Year, we asked our readers what they thought were the top political stories of 2021. Here’s what they picked. (Image credit: Brent Stirton/Getty Images)

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In 2021, climate ambitions soared and crashed in the U.S. and around the world

In 2021, climate ambitions soared and crashed in the U.S. and around the world

This post was originally published on this site President Biden’s lofty domestic goals were brought down to earth by congressional opposition, notably from one Democratic senator. International efforts to fight planetary warming also fell short. (Image credit: Kenny Holston/Getty Images)

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Biden’s China and Climate Goals Clash Over Solar Panels

Biden’s China and Climate Goals Clash Over Solar Panels

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. tariffs on imported solar panels are set to expire, and that has the Biden administration facing a tough decision between its goal of combating climate change and its desire to wrestle high-tech manufacturing supply chains from China.

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What losing Build Back Better means for climate change

What losing Build Back Better means for climate change

This post was originally published on this site Climate scientists warn that emissions need to fall quickly. Those cuts will be even tougher with the Build Back Better legislation shelved for the foreseeable future. (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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UN weather agency certifies record high Arctic temperature

UN weather agency certifies record high Arctic temperature

This post was originally published on this siteThe United Nations logged the hottest temperature in history in the Arctic, finding that the Russian town of Verkhoyansk hit 38 degrees Celsius (100.4 Fahrenheit) in the summer of 2020.The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) …

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Updated reconciliation text includes electric vehicle tax credit opposed by Manchin

Updated reconciliation text includes electric vehicle tax credit opposed by Manchin

This post was originally published on this sitePreliminary Senate Finance Committee text for the social spending and climate bill released Monday morning retains a tax credit for union-made electric vehicles, despite objections to the provision by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.).The preliminary text…

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Severe weather ‘new normal,’ US emergency chief warns after tornadoes

Severe weather ‘new normal,’ US emergency chief warns after tornadoes

This post was originally published on this site More powerful, destructive, and deadlier storms will be the “new normal” as the effects of climate change take root, the top US emergency management official said Sunday after massive tornadoes ravaged six states. Meteorologists and other scientists have long warned of the...

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