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Group urges climate adaptation funding in pandemic recovery

58 minutes ago   |   ABC News

An organization that promotes efforts to adapt the environment to cope with the effects of climate change is calling on governments and financers around the globe to include...
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A Bill Gates-led climate venture fund just raised another $1 billion. Here's the tech it's eyeing

A Bill Gates-led climate venture fund just raised another $1 billion. Here's the tech it's eyeing

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a prominent venture fund led by Bill Gates, announced this week that it raised a second $1 billion fund, adding more fuel...
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The Most Important Number You've Never Heard Of

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Michael Greenstone, one of the minds behind the social cost of carbon, has climate policy insights for the Biden administration.
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What Can Sea Shanties Tell Us About Energy Transitions?

What Can Sea Shanties Tell Us About Energy Transitions?

2 hours ago   |   The New Republic

With 400,000 dead from Covid-19 and the nation still reeling from the raid on the U.S. Capitol, an odd corner of the internet has emerged to provide temporary comfort and...
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Executive Orders Aren't a Solution. They're a Symptom

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

President Joe Biden's raft of executive actions are designed to represent a U-turn from the Trump administration's policies on everything from Covid to climate change to the...
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Climate Change Once Again Appears On White House Website

Climate Change Once Again Appears On White House Website

3 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

Any mention of climate change was scrubbed from the site the day Trump moved into the White House.
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Biden's Executive Orders

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

On his first day, President Biden reversed some of his predecessor's most divisive policies. But governing by decree can be fraught.
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Annapolis senator introduces bill updating data collection that guide stormwater regulations

5 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Concerned about infrastructure standards not keeping up with the reality of climate change, Sen. Sarah Elfreth has introduced a bill that calls for updating the data used to...
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Biden Poised to Freeze Oil and Coal Leasing on Federal Land

10 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden is poised to suspend the sale of oil and gas leases on federal land, which accounts for about 10% of U.S. supplies, according to four people familiar with...
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Gov. Tim Walz pushes again for carbon-free electricity in Minnesota to avert climate crisis

10 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The proposal follows a grim assessment of Minnesota's emissions record.
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McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins

Watch live as the fighters take to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge... Read more ...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the United States

It's been one year since COVID-19 was first detected in the United States. Here's a list of several key dates and events relating to the pandemic since then. Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

National Guardsmen allowed back into Capitol after being ‘banished' to garage

National Guardsmen allowed back into Capitol after being ‘banished' to garage

The National Guard troops who were “banished” to a cramped parking garage amid outrage after protecting Washington, DC, in the aftermath of the deadly riots have been allowed... Read more ...

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has announced his retirement, the team said Friday morning. Read more ...

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday details of the plan to vaccinate thousands of eligible staff and educators under... Read more ...

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

President Joe Biden will sign two executive orders on Friday aimed at fighting hunger, protecting American workers and providing economic relief to families whose jobs and... Read more ...

State leaders worried about maintaining adequate COVID-19 vaccine supply

State leaders worried about maintaining adequate COVID-19 vaccine supply

LOS ANGELES - Even after President Joe Biden's announcement of his national COVID-19 strategy , vaccination anxiety is still prevalent all over the country, including hard-hit... Read more ...