climate change

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Senate Democrats pass budget package, a victory for Biden – Associated Press

Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets deep-rooted party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations. The estimated $740 billion package heads next to the House, where lawmakers are poised

Wildfires

Wildfires in West explode in size amid hot, windy conditions – Associated Press

Photo: Three smoke plumes from the McKinney Fire are seen early Saturday, July 30, 2022 Wildfires in California and Montana exploded in size overnight amid windy, hot conditions and were quickly encroaching on neighborhoods, forcing evacuation orders for over 100 homes Saturday, while an Idaho blaze was spreading. In California’s Klamath National Forest, the fast-moving

Climate Change

Climate migration growing but not fully recognized by world – Associated Press

Photo: Workers walk to work at an export processing zone early in the morning after crossing the Mongla river in Mongla, Bangladesh, March 3, 2022 Worsening climate largely from the burning of coal and gas is uprooting millions of people, with wildfires overrunning towns in California, rising seas overtaking island nations and drought exacerbating conflicts

Rich Lowry

Opinion: Joe Biden’s bogus climate emergency – Rich Lowry

Word has come down from on high that it is now mandatory to refer to climate change as an “emergency.” Democrats and climate activists are urging President Joe Biden to declare a literal emergency to unlock powers allowing him to enact new measures without congressional approval. “Congressional action to address the climate crisis appears to

Wildfires

House approves bill to help West fight wildfires, drought – Associated Press

Photo: A firefighter extinguishes flames as the Oak Fire crosses Darrah Rd. in Mariposa County, Calif. The House on Friday approved wide-ranging legislation aimed at helping communities in the West cope with increasingly severe wildfires and drought — fueled by climate change — that have caused billions of dollars of damage to homes and businesses

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