Environmental groups struck a defiant tone yesterday, pledging to keep pushing forward on the climate change provisions in the “Build Back Better Act” even after Sen. Joe Manchin said he wouldn’t support the measure.
When the highway and pipeline were planned in the 1970s, the debris “lobes” were frozen solid. Now, they’re monsters devouring everything in their paths.
Climate scientists warn that emissions need to fall quickly. Those cuts will be even tougher with the Build Back Better legislation shelved for the foreseeable future.
Coal-fired power generation is due to hit an all-time high this year, according to a report from the International Energy Agency, with the organization’s executive director calling for urgent action to mitigate emissions from the sector.
A day after Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., appeared to torpedo chances of its passage, the Senate Majority leader said he still intends to bring the Biden administration’s proposed $2 trillion social and climate program bill up for a vote next year.
The weather of 1911 was weird—or so reported the March 1912 edition of Popular Mechanics. Among reports of zeppelins, new developments in submarine tech, an electronic hearing aid from France, and the innovative use of canaries in coal mines in Tennessee, there’s a four-page illustrated feature on climate change.