"How to prevent a looming potential government shutdown will dominate the conversation on Capitol Hill this week, with the House and Senate considering divergent strategies for keeping agencies running."
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"New government data released Monday revealed that the U.S. has already experienced more billion-dollar weather disasters in 2023 than in any other year since authorities started tracking such data 40-plus years ago." "The staggering tally comes with four months of the year still remaining."Source: HuffPost, 09/12/2023
"A little over a year ago, Peter Gardner, a Louisiana developer, completed rehabbing an apartment building with 144 units and got a surprise so ugly it made him decide to move his business out of town."Source: Bloomberg Green, 09/12/2023
"A tribunal is expected to issue an advisory opinion on behalf of Pacific and Caribbean countries on whether greenhouse gases are pollutants that violate international law."Source: NYTimes, 09/12/2023
"Across Indian Country, tribal nations are buying back their land one parcel at a time".Source: Sierra, 09/12/2023
"Policymakers hoped deregulated energy markets would lower utility bills through open competition. Energy advocates found the opposite: retail energy companies are fleecing low-income communities of color in cities like Baltimore."Source: Inside Climate News, 09/12/2023
"An invasive non-native ant species has become established in Italy and could rapidly spread through Europe to the UK with global heating, a study warns."Source: Guardian, 09/12/2023
"Plastic credits can help fund waste cleanup, but they can also justify making more plastic."Source: Grist, 09/12/2023
"Rules to ensure new homes use less energy could reduce homeowners’ bills. But at a meeting between the province and federal government, Ontario said it’s focused on building fast and cheap".Source: The Narwhal, 09/12/2023
"A new partnership between NASA and researchers is measuring the impact of beavers reintroduced to landscapes in Idaho."Source: Mongabay, 09/12/2023
"The world is not on target to curb global warming and more action is needed on all fronts, the United Nations warned on Friday, in the run-up to crucial international talks aimed at stemming the climate crisis."Source: Reuters, 09/11/2023
"Group of 20 leaders agreed Saturday to triple renewable energy and try to increase the funds for climate change-related disasters but maintained the status quo with regards to phasing out carbon spewing coal."Source: AP, 09/11/2023
"The Dakota Access oil pipeline’s future remains uncertain after the Army Corps of Engineers on Friday released a long-awaited draft environmental study that will help determine whether it receives an easement needed to keep operating."Source: E&E News, 09/11/2023
"Critics of the federal program say it encourages more carbon-intensive farming and are calling for Congress to lower subsidies for big, wealthy producers."Source: Inside Climate News, 09/11/2023
"Drought is making it harder for golf lovers to justify the game’s copious use of water".Source: Washington Post, 09/11/2023