Feds open probe into Brooklyn fossil fuel plans amid environmental racism accusations

People protest National Grid's pipeline project.

The U.S. EPA will determine whether New York officials violated federal law when evaluating National Grid’s natural gas pipeline upgrades, which has faced allegations of environmental injustice.

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Biden’s Budget Chief Defends Pared-Down Agenda: ‘This Is How The Sausage Gets Made’

Experts believe the congressional spending package is still not enough to lower emissions and prevent millions of deaths as the planet warms.

Biden raises the stakes with the biggest gamble of his presidency for his agenda

Biden Reaches $550 Billion Climate Compromise Days Before Major UN Summit

The spending package would mark the biggest U.S. green investment ever, but still falls short of what scientists and economists say is needed to avert disaster.

World leaders head to Scotland for global climate talks. Here’s what you need to know

Kansas generates second most electricity from renewable energy

Treating Russia as a climate change spoiler undermines global action

Despite its status as a major oil and gas producer, there are signs of climate action on many levels in Russia that deserve to be taken seriously

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Assessing adaptation implementation

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 28 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41558-021-01200-9

Assessing the global implementation of climate adaptation is critical. Now, research quantifies where adaptation is happening and where gaps remain.

Hurricane Ida’s Silver Lining: A Chance at Vital NYC Housing Reform

The storm revealed a new piece in the City’s growing climate puzzle: the need to address its network of illegitimate basement apartments.

China reaffirms existing climate targets in submission to UN ahead of Cop26

Analysts say a severe power crunch facing the country and the incremental rise in ambition from other large emitters like the US deterred Beijing from raising ambition

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