Eighteen countries joined the U.S. in signing on to cut greenhouse gas emissions from their national government operations to net zero by 2050 at COP27.
Under new U.S. policies, federal contractors will have to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks.
The outcome of Tuesday’s election will have minimal impact on U.S. action on climate change because “the market has made its decision,” said John Kerry.
World leaders at COP27 said fossil fuel companies should be required to put some of their billions in profits into the fight against climate change.
The 27th Conference of the Parties kicked off Sunday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, with stirring and urgent calls to action.
The 27th U.N. Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) kicks off Sunday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, with an expected 30,000 attendees.
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CNOs at the Nuclear Energy Institute’s member utilities say they plan to add a total of 90 GW of nuclear capacity to the grid, CEO Maria Korsnick said.
President Biden called for new international initiatives to cut GHG emissions and dependence on Russian fossil fuels, including ending methane flaring by 2030.
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