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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GOP seeks oversight hearing with Kerry on climate diplomacy 

GOP seeks oversight hearing with Kerry on climate diplomacy 

This post was originally published on this siteTwo key Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are seeking a hearing with Climate Envoy John Kerry to examine his diplomacy at the recent COP26 climate conference. It’s a hearing they’re unlikely to get for now — as the minority party…

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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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Manchin set to make or break Biden’s climate pledge

Manchin set to make or break Biden’s climate pledge

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden’s pledge at the Glasgow climate summit to help slash methane emissions by 30 percent over the next nine years faces the significant obstacle of Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), who could embarrass the administration if he slaps down a…

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COP26: New draft climate deal weakens fossil fuel commitments

COP26: New draft climate deal weakens fossil fuel commitments

This post was originally published on this siteBut it requires governments to do more to help developing countries with impacts of climate change.

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COP26: Fear of failure on final day, and just how green was summit?

COP26: Fear of failure on final day, and just how green was summit?

This post was originally published on this siteFive things you need to know about COP26 – the United Nations climate change conference – on Friday.

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COP26: Draft deal calls for stronger carbon cutting targets by end of 2022

COP26: Draft deal calls for stronger carbon cutting targets by end of 2022

This post was originally published on this siteThe document says vulnerable nations must get more help to cope with the deadly impacts of global warming.

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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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