Jeff Brady appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.