U.S. Retreats from Pledge to End Gas Investments

[ad_1] CLIMATEWIRE | Dozens of countries rallied around phasing out fossil fuel financing during global climate negotiations seven months ago. Yesterday, those efforts were weakened by the world’s most powerful economies. The shift illustrates how the fear of losing...

Renewable Energy Is Surging, But Trouble Looms

[ad_1] CLIMATEWIRE | Global clean energy spending is expected to surge 12 percent in 2022, reaching $1.4 trillion as the world pours money into renewables, electric vehicles and energy efficiency, according to a recent International Energy Agency report. The finding,...

Why the EPA Might Make New Gas Plants Catch Carbon

[ad_1] CLIMATEWIRE | It has been seven years since EPA finalized a rule requiring new coal-fired power plants to capture and store a share of their carbon emissions. Despite litigation and a proposed repeal by the Trump administration, it is still in place. Now EPA is...