Climate

WH Climate Adviser McCarthy: Don’t Think SCOTUS Ruling Will Make Climate Problem Worse

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” White House national climate advisor Gina McCarthy said she doesn’t think the Supreme Court’s ruling on the EPA’s statutory authority to regulate emissions from power plants will make the climate issue worse because it merely “took away one small authority we had, and it sent some signals about what the Supreme Court might do in the future.”

climate Liddell Power Station, left, and Bayswater Power Station, right, coal-powered thermal power stations near Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley, Australia, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. Efforts to fight climate change are being held back in part because coal, the biggest single source of climate-changing gases, provides cheap electricity and supports …

WH Climate Adviser McCarthy: We’ll ‘Transition to Clean Energy, Regardless’ of SCOTUS — ‘Move Forward’ Even If They Want to ‘Hold Us Back’

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” White House national climate advisor Gina McCarthy said that the Supreme Court didn’t bar the EPA from pursuing President Biden’s climate goals and vowed, “we will see the transition to clean energy, regardless of the Supreme Court.” And that “We’re going to keep moving forward, even though the Supreme Court would like to look backwards and hold us back.”

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You Will Obey: U.N. Demands Further Cuts to Gas, Coal, and Oil Production

The world must slash the output of gas, coal, and oil in the next ten years or global warming will reach dangerous levels, a U.N.-backed study released Wednesday demanded, before lamenting nobody appears to be heeding its continued advice on the matter as fossil fuel production is set to soar over next decade.

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Kamala Harris to Push ‘Build Back Better’ Agenda During Lake Mead Visit

Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday will plead for the broad embrace of the Biden administration’s “Build Back Better” legislative agenda as she visits Lake Mead in Nevada. Her public appeal will be the latest attempt to highlight Democrat infrastructure and climate change proposals currently stalled in Congress.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 14: U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at a virtual town hall with Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and care providers from the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on October 14, 2021 in Washington, DC. The town hall was organized by Care Can’t …