Jeff Brady

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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.


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.