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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The Environmental Protection Agency announces new vehicle emission standards

The Environmental Protection Agency announces new vehicle emission standards

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration, reversing another Trump rollback, is tightening vehicle fuel mileage standards. It comes as much of Biden’s other climate plans are at risk.

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Green Power Purchases Shielded Some Companies From Energy Crunch

Green Power Purchases Shielded Some Companies From Energy Crunch

This post was originally published on this siteMore companies have been locking in long-term supplies of renewable energy in recent years as a way to cut greenhouse-gas emissions. For some, the deals offered another benefit in 2021: protection from higher prices as a surge in demand scrambled energy markets.

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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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