Climate

‘Climate Czar’ Positions Point to Biden’s Dual Approach to the Global Crisis

‘Climate Czar’ Positions Point to Biden’s Dual Approach to the Global Crisis

— Two new positions within the Biden White House will yoke expertise in bipartisan climate action with international diplomacy and domestic policy.
Government Proposes First Take Permit for Condor Deaths at a Wind Farm

Government Proposes First Take Permit for Condor Deaths at a Wind Farm

— As endangered California Condors recover, they are veering toward wind turbines. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is preparing for the inevitable.
The Congressional Energy Package Is an Important Building Block, but More Innovation and Action Against Climate Change Is Needed

The Congressional Energy Package Is an Important Building Block, but More Innovation and Action Against Climate Change Is Needed

— The omnibus energy bill comprises bipartisan bills from the House and Senate, and includes measures addressing everything from renewables and efficiency to nuclear energy and carbon capture.
With Omnibus Legislation, Congress Takes Strong Action on Greenhouse Gases

With Omnibus Legislation, Congress Takes Strong Action on Greenhouse Gases

— The American Innovation and Manufacturing Act is “one of the strongest actions that Congress has taken to directly address climate change.”
Biden Administration Invests in Strong Leadership for Climate Team

Biden Administration Invests in Strong Leadership for Climate Team

WASHINGTON (December 17, 2020) -- Reacting to the announcements that former EPA Administrator and current president of the National Resources Defen

Scientists Braved the High Arctic to Chase Clouds on History’s Largest Polar Trip

Scientists Braved the High Arctic to Chase Clouds on History’s Largest Polar Trip

— The Arctic is warming faster than anywhere on Earth, and clouds may be key. Photographs by Esther Horvath capture an extreme scientific mission.
A Struggling California Marsh Gets an Overhaul to Prepare for Rising Seas

A Struggling California Marsh Gets an Overhaul to Prepare for Rising Seas

— The restoration of the Sonoma Creek in the San Francisco Bay Area not only corrects problems of the past, but also looks to the future.
Study: Starvation and a Freak Snow Storm Caused the Southwest's Mass Bird Die-Off

Study: Starvation and a Freak Snow Storm Caused the Southwest's Mass Bird Die-Off

— A record death event during fall migration sent experts scurrying for an explanation. In the lab results, they see a common factor: climate change.
A New Take for the Trillion Trees Act

A New Take for the Trillion Trees Act

— Senate version of bill preserves environmental protections while supporting forests.
New 'Trillion Trees' Bill in Senate will Protect Birds While Making Progress on Climate Change

New 'Trillion Trees' Bill in Senate will Protect Birds While Making Progress on Climate Change

— An alternative to earlier legislation from the House, the new bill supports natural solutions to climate change while preserving environmental protections.