US Climate Action News Updates

2020-11-17T09:55:15-08:00November 17th, 2020|Climate and Energy, News|

Some of the latest news on climate action in the US

House Select Climate Committee –(No legislative authority)

Committee Website

Solving the Climate Crisis Report

Protect and Restore Ocean and Wetland Ecosystems

Make Public Lands and Waters Part of the Climate Solution

Biden-Harris Transition–

Biden-Harris transition website

Transition teams all departments

Biden Energy Platform

Report from Climate 21 presented to transition team

House Natural Resources Committee–(Legislative Authority)

Chairs Grijalva, Castor Introduce Landmark Oceans Solutions Bill to Tackle Climate Crisis

US Election 2020: What the Results Will Mean for Climate Change

2020-11-03T10:35:52-08:00November 3rd, 2020|News|

Who occupies the White House for the next four years could play a critical role in the fight against dangerous climate change, experts say. Matt McGrath weighs the likely environmental consequences of the US election.

From the BBC

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-54395534

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Biggest Carbon Dioxide Drop: Real-time Data Show COVID-19’s Massive Impact on Global Emissions

2020-10-21T08:07:56-07:00October 21st, 2020|News|

While the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to threaten millions of lives around the world, the first half of 2020 saw an unprecedented decline in carbon dioxide emissions — larger than during the financial crisis of 2008, the oil crisis of the 1979, or even World War II.

Source: Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact

From Science Daily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/10/201014082806.htm

 

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