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It touches all of us in many ways, from the air we breathe to the extreme weather we are increasingly experiencing. If unchecked, it will ultimately end human civilization.

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THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT OF 2022

On Sunday, August 7, 2022 the Senate – (significantly watered down from the original Build Back Better bill in order to capture the votes of two recalcitrant democrats, Joe Manchin and Krysten Lee Sinema) passed the biggest climate bill the US has ever seen. On Friday, August 12, the House followed and sent the bill for signature to President Joe Biden. On Monday, August 16, 2022 the President signed it, handing the pen to Senator Manchin after completion. Not one Republican voted for it.

Biden signs expansive health, climate and tax law

By Jim Tankersley

President Biden on Tuesday signed a long-awaited bill meant to reduce health costs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and raise taxes on corporations and wealthy investors, capping more than a year…

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The man in charge of how the US spends $400bn to shift from fossil fuels

By Oliver Milman 02/03/23

The Department of Energy’s loan programs office was ‘essentially dormant’, says Jigar Shah, its head – but now it’s ready to bankroll clean energy projects.

Scoop: Biden’s EV surprise

By Joann Muller 02/01/23

The Biden administration's plan to jump-start a domestic supply chain for electric vehicles (EVs) is on track to shatter expectations.

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The Inflation Reduction Act is a New Lease on U.S. Climate Policy: Let’s Not Screw It Up

Joel Stronberg, Esq.
By Joel Stronberg, Esq. and 10/08/22
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA or Act) is the most comprehensive climate-related legislation in U.S. history. The Act invests $369 billion dollars for climate and clean energy measures. It also provides billions of dollars to expand low-income health care subsidies and limits drug costs for seniors. The bill rises to…
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BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING ELSE...

UN 2023 Water Conference

Date: 22 – 24 March 2023

Time: 09:00 – 20:00

Location: New York, NY

Today, 40 per cent of the world’s population is affected by water scarcity. The United Nations, with support from the Governments of Tajikistan and the Netherlands, will host the UN 2023 Water Conference. The Conference will be a once-in-a-generation opportunity to raise awareness, define a roadmap and advance the water agenda.

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