Biden reportedly will pledge to halve US emissions by 2030 | Ocasio-Cortez, Markey reintroduce Green New Deal resolution

The Biden administration is expected to commit to cutting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 percent by 2030, two people briefed on the matter told The Washington Post. A White House spokesperson declined The Hill’s request for comment. A White House official told the Post that a final decision hadn’t been made. Biden 

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Capito, Manchin Introduce Carbon Capture Legislation

Legislation would offer tax credit changes to cut amount of carbon sent into atmosphere WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, introduced legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Their 

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GOP group launches ad campaign for carbon tax

By Josh Siegel A Republican-backed group is launching a six-figure ad campaign Wednesday to press Congress to pass a carbon tax, a policy to address climate change that has struggled to find bipartisan support. Americans for Carbon Dividends, the advocacy arm of the Climate Leadership Council, is seeking to shore up support for its carbon 

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Nuclear Plant Closures And Renewables Increase Electricity Prices & Unreliability, Testifies Michael Shellenberger to U.S. Senate

March 11, 2021 The following is the official written testimony submitted to the United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources for a hearing to examine the reliability, resiliency, and affordability of electric service in the United States amid the changing energy mix and extreme weather events by Environmental Progress Founder and President, Michael D. Shellenberger. 

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Mark Mills: Testimony Before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change

Mark Mills testified before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce in a hearing entitled “Back in Action: Restoring Federal Climate Leadership.” Good morning. Thank you for the opportunity to testify. I’m a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute where I focus on science, technology, and energy issues. I am also a Faculty Fellow at the McCormick School 

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Boebert bill to block Paris climate agreement reignites Senate ratification debate

By Valerie Richardson Rep. Lauren Boebert, Colorado Republican, has introduced a bill to block the Biden administration from reentering the Paris agreement until it receives Senate confirmation, a nod to the longstanding debate over the accord’s legitimacy. Her bill, which has 11 GOP cosponsors, bars Congress from appropriating funds to implement the international climate accord 

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Republicans call for Senate review before U.S. re-enters Paris climate deal

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of Republican senators on Wednesday called on newly sworn-in President Joe Biden to submit his plan to re-engage the United States in the Paris climate agreement to lawmakers for “review and consideration,” moments after Biden signed an executive order to rejoin the accord. Biden’s announcement that he 

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Senate Social Media Censorship Hearing: Americans Deserve Climate Facts, not Alarmist “Fact-checking”

Facts vs. “Fact-Checkers”: Facebook’s Censorship of Climate Science and Energy Economics In a statement submitted to the Senate Commerce Committee for its Wednesday, October 28 hearing on social media censorship, CO2 Coalition executive director Caleb Stewart Rossiter described a year-long censorship struggle with Facebook’s climate “fact-checker,” a group “founded and funded by long-time climate alarmist Eric 

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