The plan quadruples the government's fuels and forest health treatments as wildfires grow more frequent and intense with climate change.
Biden Administration Announces Plan to Spend Billions to Prevent Wildfires
The plan is an expensive one, but it is only partially funded.
Biden administration unveils plan to combat worsening US wildfires
The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled a 10-year plan to treat and maintain millions of additional acres of forests in the western United States to reduce the severity of seasonal wildfires.
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Exxon is one of 20 fossil fuel companies which have created 35 per cent of all energy-related emissions globally since 1965
Exxon vows to have net-zero carbon emissions from operations by 2050
Exxon Mobil Corp on Tuesday pledged to cut to zero its net carbon emissions from its global operations by 2050, a step in the direction of rivals minimizing their carbon footprints.
Exxon lays out "net zero" plan to reduce carbon emissions from its plants
Caveat: Plan excludes emissions from customers burning oil and gas, which account for most of Exxon's climate impact.
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says oil and gas companies are going to be an important part of the bridge to a decarbonized future. Climate leaders reject this idea.
BlackRock's Fink defends as 'not woke' push for values as well as profits
Larry Fink, chief executive of the world's biggest asset manager BlackRock Inc, has defended its focus on the interests of society as well as on profits in the face of criticism from many sides.
Larry Fink says the next 1,000 unicorns will be green energy companies
In his carefully watched annual letter, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said the potential for start-ups and investors in climate technology is unprecedented.
Hundreds of ploughs cleared the streets of Toronto on Tuesday as weather conditions eased after a day of heavy snow storms in southeastern Canada.
Snowstorm strands motorists, grounds planes in eastern U.S., Canada
A winter snowstorm creeping up the East Coast of the United States into Canada on Monday was expected to dump more than two feet (60 cm) of snow in some areas, grounding planes and stranding motorists.
States Brace for Dangerous Conditions From Winter Storm
The storm, which brought snow to the South, was expected to chug along the Appalachians and into the Northeast on Sunday. In the Carolinas, power failures were likely from damaging ice.
Climate change: Global warming 'could reach 4C by end of this century' after COP26 fell short of its aims, say experts
Researchers from the University of Exeter and the Met Office analysed worldwide policies and found that on the "current trajectory" the Paris Agreement's aim of limiting warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels is slipping out of reach.
Climate crisis may wipe 1% a year off UK economy by 2045, say ministers
Global heating of 2C would cause billions of pounds’ worth of damage each year by 2050, according to risk assessment
Government says its climate change curbs inadequate
Ministers say coping even with low levels could cost the country billions of pounds a year.
Northumbrian Water admitted two breaches of law after manhole collapse led to sewer blockage
Water quality standards met at 99% of English bathing spots – Environment Agency
Some 70.7% of popular swimming locations were rated ‘excellent’ but environmental campaigners said they were sceptical real progress was being made.
Chemical pollution has passed safe limit for humanity, say scientists
Study calls for cap on production and release as pollution threatens global ecosystems upon which life depends
Many urban gardens rich in pollinator-friendly plants and provide food all year round, find Bristol researchers
Brighton bee bricks initiative may do more harm than good, say scientists
Special bricks could attract mites or encourage spread of disease if not cleaned properly, say some experts
Bees will die as ministers approve toxic pesticide for second time, warn experts
Government defies own scientific advisers in effort to protect sugar harvest
Concerns around sustainability and the security of global supply chains could boost opportunities related to direct lithium extraction.
Rio Tinto says output from $2.4 bln Serbia lithium project to be delayed
Rio Tinto , on Tuesday pushed back its timeline by a year to 2027 for first saleable production at its $2.4 billion Serbia lithium project, saying it faces delays in key approvals and protests over environmental concerns.
How the U.S. fell behind in lithium, the 'white gold' of electric vehicles
The U.S. used to be a global leader in lithium production, but now has fallen way behind. Several domestic projects are in the works, but will it be enough?
The DOE is launching a Clean Energy Corps to help develop clean-energy solutions to the climate crisis, the agency announced Thursday.
Biden's climate runway is shortening
He faces big obstacles to meeting his climate goals without far more help from Congress.
White House expands clean energy push as legislation stalls
The Biden administration is rolling out new multi-agency initiatives to speed renewable power and transmission deployment.
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Earth experienced 6th hottest year on record in 2021, but 4th hottest for United States
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