Jeff Brady

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U.S. greenhouse gas emissions jumped in 2021, a threat to climate goals

Monday, January 10, 2022

The spike was attributed to a slew of causes, including behavior changes after COVID-19 vaccines became widely available, but environmental advocates say it's worrisome.


In 2021, climate ambitions soared and crashed in the U.S. and around the world

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

President Biden's lofty domestic goals were brought down to earth by congressional opposition, notably from one Democratic senator. International efforts to fight planetary warming also fell short.


Biden's climate change plan stalls after Manchin opposes Build Back Better

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

President Biden campaigned on the most ambitious climate agenda of any major party candidate. But the cornerstone of his plan appears doomed in Congress, rejected by a Democrat from a coal state.


With the loss of Manchin's vote, Biden's climate change agenda may be doomed

Monday, December 20, 2021

Despite a year of increasing weather disasters, Biden's ambitious climate plans may be doomed in Congress.


Fossil fuel subsidies are proving harder to end than first thought

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

President Biden campaigned on ending oil and gas industry subsidies. But getting rid of them requires passing legislation. A bill eliminating the overseas drilling subsidy is stalled in Congress.


Biden signs executive order to make the federal government carbon-neutral by 2050

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

In a sweeping executive order, President Biden aims to cut all climate warming emissions from federal government operations. The push dates to the Obama-era, and faces a lot of challenges.


U.S. to release 50 million barrels of crude oil from the reserve to lower gas prices

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

The Biden administration is tapping into the country's emergency petroleum reserves in a bid to bring down high gas prices. But it's not clear how successful that strategy will be.


U.S. to release oil reserves as the holiday travel season gears up

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

The Biden administration will release 50 million barrels of oil from the country's strategic petroleum reserve to lower gas prices for Americans as the holiday traveling season kicks off.


The infrastructure bill could boost the industry removing carbon dioxide from the air

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

The infrastructure law includes money for capturing carbon from power plants and removing it from the air. Scientists say such technologies are crucial to avoiding the worst impacts of climate change.


In a first, U.N. climate agreement could include the words 'coal' and 'fossil fuels'

Friday, November 12, 2021

The U.N. secretary-general warns the main goal of limiting global warming is "on life support." But Glasgow negotiators are making modest progress in their final hours.


Glasgow climate pledges are 'lip service' without far more aggressive plans

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

New analyses find countries' latest climate promises are still not enough to meet the goal set in the Paris climate agreement. And they warn few countries even have plans to carry out their pledges.


Biden proposes new rules to cut climate-warming methane emissions

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

In a major expansion, the new rules would apply not just to new operations but to older ones as well. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas, and considered key to slowing global warming quickly.


As U.N. climate summit begins, export emissions are getting extra scrutiny

Monday, November 01, 2021

Australia says it is committed to addressing climate change, yet it exports huge amounts of coal and natural gas. There are calls for Australia to wind down global fossil fuel exports.


Despite their climate pledges, the U.S. and others export huge amounts of fossil fuels

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Under the Paris climate deal, exports of oil, gas and coal don't count toward a country's emissions. That's coming in for scrutiny as leaders gather for another global climate summit.


The U.S. wants to cut its own emissions, but plans to keep exporting fossil fuels

Friday, October 29, 2021

Even as the U.S. aims to cut climate-warming emissions at home, it still exports huge amounts of natural gas, oil and coal. That's coming in for scrutiny ahead of another global climate summit.


We need to talk about your gas stove, your health and climate change

Thursday, October 07, 2021

Americans love their gas stoves, but they pollute homes and are connected to a supply system that leaks methane. That's part of a battle as more people face a decision about switching to electric.


Biden's Climate Plan, Part Of The Budget Package, Is Stalled In Congress

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Environmentalists are optimistic a $150 billion plan to make the electricity grid more climate friendly will pass in Congress. Some utility companies say the cleaner energy goals are too aggressive.


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.