Jeff Brady

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Many countries are frustrated that the U.S. isn't doing more to combat climate change

Thursday, November 30, 2023

As climate negotiations open in Dubai, the United States looms large. The US has done more to cause climate change than any other country. But it's also indispensable in efforts to address it.


Private detective who led a hacking attack against climate activists gets prison time

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Aviram Azari was sentenced to almost seven years in prison on Thursday. Azari directed a group of hackers that targeted thousands of victims globally, including U.S. climate activists.


What to do if you have a gas stove

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Gas stoves emit pollution into homes that can make people sick. The gas industry used tobacco-style tactics to forestall regulation. We examine advice for what to do now if you have a gas stove.


Who's Controlling the Narrative About the Health Risks of Gas Stoves?

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

How the natural gas utility companies borrowed from the tobacco playbook to downplay the health risks of gas stoves.

Global shift to clean energy means fossil fuel demand will peak soon, IEA says

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Fossil fuel demand will peak and renewable energy will grow rapidly in coming years, according to an International Energy Agency report.


How gas utilities used tobacco tactics to avoid gas stove regulations

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Gas stoves emit potentially harmful pollutants, but utilities and their trade group avoided regulation with tactics perfected by the tobacco industry to cast doubt on science showing health problems.


These 5 big purchases can save energy — and money — at home

Sunday, October 15, 2023

To live a more climate-friendly life, invest in home appliances that run on electricity, not fossil fuels, say sustainability experts. NPR's Life Kit offers a few energy-saving solutions to consider.


A new climate change report offers something unique: hope

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Electric vehicles and solar power are growing quickly and offering hope the world could still meet climate change goals.


Atlantic hurricane season is now predicted to be 'above-normal' this year, NOAA says

Thursday, August 10, 2023

The Atlantic hurricane season is now projected to have "above-normal level of activity" according to an updated forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.


Utility group calls for changes to proposed EPA climate rules

Tuesday, August 08, 2023

Utilities argue proposed EPA power plant rules are too strict, while environmental groups say they should reduce climate pollution even more.


Natural gas can rival coal's climate-warming potential when leaks are counted

Friday, July 14, 2023

Climate-warming greenhouse gasses from natural gas could be as damaging as those from coal, according to a new analysis.


Gas stoves pollute homes with benzene, which is linked to cancer

Friday, June 16, 2023

Benzene is among the pollutants gas stoves emit into homes, Stanford University researchers show. The toxin is linked to a higher risk of leukemia and other blood cell cancers.


Shell plans to increase fossil fuel production despite its net-zero pledge

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Oil giant Shell is coming under criticism for its announcement that it will grow its petroleum business, even though it's under a court order to cut emissions because of climate change concerns.


How the debt deal will affect social safety net programs and the climate

Sunday, June 04, 2023

We take a look at what the debt deal means for Americans in two key sectors: Social safety net programs, as well as energy and climate.


How the debt ceiling deal compromises on the environment

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

A deal to raise the country's debt limit also includes changes to a bedrock environmental law and approves a controversial natural gas pipeline.


An EPA proposal to (almost) eliminate climate pollution from power plants

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Coal and natural gas-fired power plants would have to dramatically reduce the climate-warming greenhouse gasses they emit under proposed federal rules.


A 15-year-old law would end fossil fuels in federal buildings, but it's on hold

Sunday, April 16, 2023

A 2007 law could help the country meet its climate change goals by barring fossil fuels from new and remodeled federal buildings. But the law has been on hold and gas utilities want to repeal it.


The Biden administration sells oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Energy companies secured access to 1.6 million acres of waters offered at auction. It's the second time this month that the administration has opened federal territory for new fossil fuel drilling.


As president, Jimmy Carter focused on energy conservation at a time of long gas lines

Thursday, February 23, 2023

In the 70s, Jimmy Carter's priorities included energy efficiency and a shift from foreign oil reliance. His actions were criticized then, but laid the groundwork for addressing climate change.


Gas stove makers have a pollution solution. They're just not using it

Saturday, February 04, 2023

Gas utilities and cooking stove manufacturers knew for decades that burners could be made that emit less pollution in homes, but they chose not to. That may may be about to change.