Jeff Brady

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It's Not Just Texas. The Entire Energy Grid Needs An Upgrade For Extreme Weather

Sunday, February 28, 2021

The Texas blackout is a reminder that climate-driven extreme weather stresses the U.S.'s power system in many ways. Much is needed to harden the grid for the future as the number of outages increase.


Advocates Call For Updated Power Infrastructure In Light Of Weather-Related Outages

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The Texas blackout is a reminder that climate-driven extreme weather stresses the U.S.'s power system in many ways. Much is needed to harden the grid for the future as the number of outages increase.


As Cities Grapple With Climate Change, Gas Utilities Fight To Stay In Business

Monday, February 22, 2021

Natural gas utilities face a bleak future in a world increasingly concerned about climate change. An NPR investigation shows how they work to block local climate action and protect their business.


Energy Nominee Jennifer Granholm Stresses Climate Action And Jobs

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm says "good-paying jobs" can help zero out U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. But some Republicans are skeptical they can help fossil fuel workers.


Biden Order Blocks Keystone XL Pipeline

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

This likely means the end of the $8 billion pipeline, a years-long project that would have carried oil sands crude from Alberta, Canada, to the American Gulf Coast.


Union Pushing Keystone XL Faces Racial Discrimination Suit

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Pipeliners Local 798, which represents thousands of workers on projects across the country, has a history of racism and faces new allegations it discriminated against Black members.


Americans Reflect And Process After The Violence At The Capitol

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Americans are sorting through the week's stunning insurrection attempt at the U.S. Capitol, and what happens next. We hear voices from across the country.


Latest Pandemic Relief Contains Includes Important Climate Change Measures

Friday, December 25, 2020

Along with passing pandemic relief, lawmakers have agreed to phase out the coolants used in air conditioners and refrigerators. It's the most meaningful climate change measure by Congress in a decade.


Climate Action For Christmas? Omnibus Bill Includes Biggest Policy Shift In Years

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Congress has long struggled to pass new laws addressing climate change, even ones with bipartisan support. But the end-of-year spending package includes an energy bill with major climate measures.


Climate Activists Want Biden To Bar Appointees With Fossil Fuel Ties

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Climate activists say Biden's staff picks are a sign of his seriousness about tackling the issue. But banning anyone with fossil fuel ties could wipe out a lot of experience in getting things done.


Climate Activists Cheer Biden Win

Saturday, November 07, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden vows to take a very different approach to climate than President Trump did over the last four years.


States Continue To Count Votes After Election Day

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

States continued ballot counting on Wednesday. A critical one is Pennsylvania, where election officials say they can't predict when they will finish.


Votes In Pennsylvania, A Key Swing State, Continue To Be Counted

Wednesday, November 04, 2020

Pennsylvania's results will take time because this is the first general election there with a sizable percent of voters using mail-in ballots. Some counties are having trouble processing returns.


Philadelphia Gears Up For Unprecedented Attention To Its Vote Count

Monday, November 02, 2020

President Trump has claimed, with little evidence, the city's election system is corrupt. His critics say the president is trying to suppress turnout. But voters have registered in record numbers.


Philadelphia Prepares For A Potentially Rocky Election Night

Sunday, November 01, 2020

Philadelphia has been dogged by security issues and a shortage of poll workers. But officials say they're ready for their possibly key role in Tuesday's election, and whatever comes after.


Breaking Down Joe Biden's Plan To Make The U.S. Carbon Neutral

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Joe Biden wants to make America carbon neutral by 2050 and says there will still be room for some fossil fuels. We look at how realistic this is and what activists make of it.


There's A Lot At Stake For The Climate In The 2020 Election

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Despite the cascade of other crises this year, climate change has emerged as a key election issue. The two major-party presidential candidates' positions on it could not be more different.


Climate Change Is A Top Campaign Issue — At Least For Democrats

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Former Vice President Biden says tackling climate change is all about creating jobs. We examine his ambitious plans to make the U.S. economy carbon neutral and challenges he would face as president.


What Would A 2nd Trump Term Mean For The Environment?

Monday, October 19, 2020

President Trump touts his success at boosting fossil fuels and rolling back climate rules. But he's faced setbacks in court and pushback from states and industry.


What Are The Presidential Candidates' Views On Climate Change?

Thursday, October 15, 2020

The contrast between President Trump's and Joe Biden's views is obvious when it comes to climate change. Biden has an ambitious plan to reduce emissions, while Trump has tried to boost fossil fuels.