Minnesota legislators have enacted legislation mandating carbon-free power by 2040. Minnesota now joins a group of ten states.
Wind, solar, and nuclear energy contributed over 40% of the Texas' power in 2022. Texas wind turbines and solar panels have strong "complementarity."
The Climate Action Against Disinformation (CAAD) coalition led the development of a real-time unit to monitor, expose, and resist anti-climate campaigns in the run-up to the 2022.
Geothermal energy is mostly utilized to heat swimming pools, buildings, greenhouses, and urban heating systems across the globe. Boreholes up to 5,000 meters deep are used to
Environmental Justice Update: New York Becomes Second State to Require EJ-Focused Cumulative Impact Analysis
New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed the "Cumulative Impacts" bill into law, making New York the second state in the US to require an evaluation of "cumulative impacts" impacting
At COP27, the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ), WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT), and Texas Southern University's Bullard Center for Environmental and
The IPCC was established by the UN to provide scientific advice, but some nations desired to delete references to its most recent results from the final agreement.
COP27's final agreement wording included a clause to promote "low-emissions energy."
For over three decades, developing nations have sought financial aid for loss and damage - investment required to replace and restore the physical and social infrastructure...
The specifics of how the "loss and damage" fund will function remain to be worked out.
The IMF has $1 trillion in lending capacity to nations in financial straits, but only a tiny portion of this is dedicated to climate funding.
According to Earthjustice, COP27 this year was marked by the expanding and maturing climate justice movement.
Egypt, the host country for COP27, has placed compensation for economic costs caused by climate disasters on the summit agenda, as vulnerable nations demand for this issue to be prioritized. In 2009, affluent nations promised to provide poor countries $100 billion per year in climate reparations by 2020 to assist them in reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. The deadline was missed and has been pushed back to 2023.