Jeff Brady

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Congress Is Debating Its Biggest Climate Change Bill Ever. Here's What's At Stake

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Climate measures in a massive $3.5 trillion economic plan would transform the U.S. energy system. They are crucial for meeting President Biden's ambitious climate goals but face powerful opposition.


Congress May Soon Pass The Country's Most Significant Climate Change Legislation Ever

Monday, September 13, 2021

This week may be key for President Biden's ambitious climate goals. Congress is debating measures that are crucial for cutting carbon emissions and meeting U.S. obligations in the Paris climate deal.


Ida's Remnants Devastated The Northeast. Climate Scientists Saw It Coming

Saturday, September 04, 2021

People in the northeast were unprepared for tornadoes and flooding from Hurricane Ida. But these are the types of intense storms climate experts have long warned about.


Power Grids Feel The Pressure Of Intense Storms Driven By Climate Change

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Hurricane Ida destroyed major transmission towers designed to withstand strong winds. As President Biden pursues a massive grid buildout, energy infrastructure will need to be more climate resilient.


Despite The Focus On Fighting Climate Change, U.S. Demand For Coal Surged This Summer

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The U.S. is expected to burn more coal to generate electricity this year. High natural gas prices and electricity demand are boosting coal for now, but the industry will likely start to decline.


Proposed Clean Energy Standard Could End Power Plant Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2035

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Democrats hope to pass a $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill to help fulfill President Biden's climate change plan. A key clean energy standard is undergoing changes to pass without Republican votes.


Summertime And Vacationing Isn't Easy. Blame It On Climate Change

Saturday, August 07, 2021

Record-high temperatures and torrential rains are affecting people's long-needed summer getaways. As the climate warms, vacations may not be what they once were. People are figuring out how to adapt.


Is Extreme Weather Changing Your Summer Activities? Tell Us How

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Wildfires, smoke, heat waves or drought have hit large parts of the country. We want to hear if they're affecting your vacation or beloved summer tradition, and how you're adapting.


Democrats' Budget Plan Pushes A Shift To Clean Energy. Here's How It Would Work

Thursday, July 15, 2021

The budget blueprint would use financial carrots and sticks to encourage utilities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The "clean energy standard" is key to President Biden's climate goals.


A Mystery Illness Is Killing Mid-Atlantic Songbirds

Friday, July 02, 2021

Wildlife officials are asking people not to feed birds or provide bird baths amid dozens of reports of mysterious songbird deaths.


Exxon Lobbyist Caught On Video Talking About Undermining Biden's Climate Push

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Exxon Mobil has condemned the comments of one of its lobbyists who was secretly recorded by undercover climate activists. He discussed urging lawmakers to weaken President Biden's infrastructure bill.


Tackling 'Energy Justice' Requires Better Data. These Researchers Are On It

Sunday, June 13, 2021

President Biden's climate plans call for spending big on energy efficiency. New research could help make sure it actually targets the poor and minority households that most need it.


Keystone XL Pipeline Developer Cancels Project, Ending Decade-Long Battle

Thursday, June 10, 2021

The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline has abandoned the project after President Biden revoked a permit. It was a major flashpoint in the debate over fossil fuels' role in climate change.


Developer Abandons Keystone XL Pipeline Project, Ending Decade-Long Battle

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

TC Energy suspended construction in January when President Biden revoked a key permit. The controversial project was a major flashpoint in the debate over fossil fuels' role in climate change.


'Energy Justice' Nominee Brings Activist Voice To Biden's Climate Plans

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Shalanda Baker sees energy policy as the next domain for advancing civil rights. She says too many communities of color have experienced the harm - but not the benefits - of energy development.


In A Landmark Case, A Dutch Court Orders Shell To Cut Its Carbon Emissions Faster

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Thousands of Dutch citizens joined environmental groups to charge the oil giant with endangering lives. The first of its kind decision could pressure other companies to take aggressive climate action.


Senate Votes To Restore Regulations On Climate-Warming Methane Emissions

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Trump administration rolled back the regulations last year, a move that was so controversial even some oil companies opposed it. Methane is an even more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.


U.S. Steps Back Into Leadership Role To Battle Global Climate Change

Saturday, April 24, 2021

At a virtual summit, President Biden set a goal to cut U.S. global warming emissions in half by 2030. Administration officials and business leaders discussed what it would take to meet that goal.


U.S. To Pledge To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions In Half

Thursday, April 22, 2021

President Biden is hosting a virtual climate summit to show support for the Paris climate deal. The hope is that his aggressive plan to cut U.S. carbon emissions will push other countries to do more.


How Does The Biden Administration Plan To Reach Its Clean Energy Goal?

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The administration is crafting an ambitious plan to zero out carbon emissions while addressing environmental injustice. It faces the challenge of a divided Congress and conservative courts.