Month: June 2022

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Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

By Mark Sherman Associated Press, Jun. 30, 2022   WASHINGTON (AP) — In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.   By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives in the majority, the […]

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Supreme Court deals Biden climate agenda serious blow with EPA decision

By Ronn Blitzer Fox Business, Jun. 30, 2022   The Supreme Court dealt a significant blow to the Biden administration’s climate change agenda, ruling Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot pass sweeping regulations that could overhaul entire industries without additional congressional approval.   The 6-3 decision limits how far the executive branch can go in […]

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US Will Face High Gas Prices ‘as Long as It Takes,’ Biden Says

By Nancy Cook and Jordan Fabian Bloomberg, Jun. 30, 2022   US President Joe Biden said Americans will have to stomach high gas prices “as long as it takes” to beat back Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.   “As long as it takes, so Russia cannot in fact defeat Ukraine and move beyond […]

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What’s left in Biden’s climate toolbox?

By Arianna Skibell Politico, Jun. 30, 2022   Today’s Supreme Court decision restricting EPA’s role in slashing carbon pollution from power plants supercharged one of the most consequential questions of our time:   How will the world stop catastrophic climate change?   But the ruling — which President Joe Biden called “devastating” — still left […]

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Biden Considering New Regulations to Hamper the Largest Oil Producing Area in the World

Institute of Energy Research, Jun 28, 2022   President Biden’s actions are definitely different from his words when he says that he is doing all in his power to reduce gasoline prices. He could easily bring the price of oil (and thus the price of gasoline) down by announcing favorable policies to encourage investment in U.S. oil […]

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Ensuring DOE’s Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations Supports Innovative Technologies

By Melie Ekunno Great Plains Institute, Jun. 28, 2022   Commercial demonstrations are key to de-risking energy technologies so that the marketplace can begin adopting them. Created and funded by the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations is expected to select and manage […]

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Why Big Tech is pouring money into carbon removal

By Katie Brigham CNBC, Jun. 28, 2022   The market for carbon removal is expanding rapidly, and private money is pouring in from tech companies seeking to help early-stage carbon capture and storage startups scale up and bring costs down.   The wave of funding comes as reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change […]

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