Fed Programs Have Kept Finance Flowing to Fossil Fuels

Fed Programs Have Kept Finance Flowing to Fossil Fuels

This post was originally published on this siteThe world’s biggest banks and investors recently pledged at the Glasgow climate conference to crimp the flow of finance to fossil fuels. But oil-and-gas companies have logged record amounts of private-sector financing since the Federal Reserve’s 2020 interest-rate cuts and corporate bond-buying programs.

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Climate talks have wrapped up. Granholm weighs in on the highlights

Climate talks have wrapped up. Granholm weighs in on the highlights

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Noel King talks to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm about the compromise deal reached at the U.N. climate summit that gave a last-minute reprieve to coal-burning economies.

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Meat industry groups pledge to meet Paris Agreement emissions targets by 2030

Meat industry groups pledge to meet Paris Agreement emissions targets by 2030

This post was originally published on this siteMembers of the North American Meat Institute, which represents about 95 percent of the country’s meat producers, have committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with international climate targets by 2030, the association announced on…

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Obama to speak at UN climate summit in Glasgow Monday

Obama to speak at UN climate summit in Glasgow Monday

This post was originally published on this siteFormer President Barack Obama will deliver remarks on Monday at the UN climate conference in Glasgow in a return to the world stage centered around the climate crisis.

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Biden has to make good on pledges he made at the U.N. climate summit

Biden has to make good on pledges he made at the U.N. climate summit

This post was originally published on this siteThe president is back from Scotland, where he urged other leaders to do more to curb climate change. He’s returning to a fight among Democrats over legislation that includes his own climate measures.

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More than 80 countries pledge to cut methane emissions by 30 percent by 2030

More than 80 countries pledge to cut methane emissions by 30 percent by 2030

This post was originally published on this site Dozens of countries on Tuesday joined a United States and European Union pledge to cut emissions of methane — the most potent greenhouse gas — by 30 percent this decade, in the most significant climate commitment so far at COP26. The initiative,...

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Joe Biden wants America to lead the world against the climate crisis. That goal faces a big test this week.

Joe Biden wants America to lead the world against the climate crisis. That goal faces a big test this week.

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden’s ambitions to lead the world in slowing the planet’s warming will be tested on two continents this week as he travels to Scotland for the most important climate talks in years, while back home lawmakers come closer to making his...

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World leaders in Glasgow for ‘last, best hope’ climate summit

World leaders in Glasgow for ‘last, best hope’ climate summit

This post was originally published on this site British Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomed more than 120 world leaders to historic climate talks in Glasgow Monday with the stark warning: “It’s one minute to midnight, and we need to act now.” Global heads of state and government were convening for...

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Biden may face tension with allies over climate, Afghanistan and other issues

Biden may face tension with allies over climate, Afghanistan and other issues

This post was originally published on this site A parade of policy disagreements between the U.S. and its European allies — and a stalled climate bill in Congress — could make President Biden’s trip to Europe this week a bumpy one. (Image credit: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)

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