Category: Carbon Dioxide

As Historic Climate Bill Heads to Biden’s Desk, Young Activists Demand More

WASHINGTON — For the septuagenarian lawmakers who wrote the historic climate bill that Congress passed on Friday, and the 79-year-old…

Five Decades in the Making: Why It Took Congress So Long to Act on Climate

WASHINGTON – In 1969, President Richard Nixon’s adviser Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote a memo describing a startling future. The increase…

Seven Key Provisions in the Climate Deal

The climate and tax deal announced by Senate Democrats on Wednesday would pump hundreds of billions of dollars into programs…

How One Senator Doomed the Democrats’ Climate Plan

WASHINGTON — First, he killed a plan that would have forced power plants to clean up their climate-warming pollution. Then,…

With Climate Agenda Stalled at Home, Biden Still Hopes to Lead Abroad

On his first day in office, President Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris climate agreement, noting in his…