Why Boulder and Flagstaff are enlisting cities to suck carbon out of the atmosphere

In the summertime of 2020, the liberal city board of Flagstaff, Arizona, passed a resolution to attain carbon neutrality by 2030, entrusting the city’s sustainability workplace with figuring out... Read more »

The little-known open-source community behind the government’s new environmental justice tool

In February, the White House released a beta variation of its new environmental justice screening tool, a critical action towards attaining the administration’s environment and equity objectives. The interactive... Read more »

A record-breaking offshore wind lease sale signals a new era for development

The Biden administration rented almost half a million acres of the Atlantic Ocean for offshore wind development on Friday in the biggest and most rewarding auction of its kind... Read more »

Biden administration could finally define what ‘clean’ manufacturing is

The commercial sector is accountable for about a 3rd of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, however services for minimizing its footprint have actually not gotten almost as much financing or... Read more »

The U.S. has officially stopped financing new coal plants abroad

The Biden administration has purchased an instant stop to federal help for new overseas nonrenewable fuel source jobs. It’s a plain turn-around considered that the U.S. has traditionally funneled... Read more »

The government’s new ‘Earthshot’ — making it cheap to suck CO2 out of the atmosphere

The U.S. federal government has a new objective to make it more affordable to suck co2 out of the air. On Friday, at the United Nations’ environment conference, Secretary... Read more »

California is banking on forests to reduce emissions. What happens when they go up in smoke?

On a simmering afternoon in late July, versus a hazy background of sun and sky, the Colville Indian Reservation was burning. Again.  The Summit Trail Fire, triggered by lightning,... Read more »

A Florida city wanted to move away from fossil fuels. The state just made sure it couldn’t.

This reporting by Livescience.Tech and ADAPT is a cooperation in collaboration with Floodlight. In January, Tampa was set to end up being the 12th city in Florida to set... Read more »

Carbon IOUs? A new plan to make companies pay back their climate debt

The mathematics of climate modification is unforgiving. Scientists price quote that the world can just discharge a couple of hundred billion metric heaps more co2 into the environment prior... Read more »

‘It’s a historic moment’ — Pete Buttigieg on EV chargers, lead pipes, and the promise of infrastructure

Pete Buttigieg has actually ended up being the de facto buzz guy for Joe Biden’s recently launched $2 trillion infrastructure strategy. A lot of the proposed costs — for roadway... Read more »