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In 2021, the Atlanta Council approved plans for a new police and firefighter training in a forested area in Atlanta Read more
As climate impacts worsen, managed retreat may be inevitable in some cases. Managed retreat in the US is centered around Read more
by Reinout Debergh For all the talk about a red wave – i.e. a major win for Republicans – in Read more
On November 8th, US midterm elections will take place with all House seats, 35 Senate seats and 36 governor seats Read more
This paper analyses the framing of the leading state-level climate change mitigation policy in the USA, renewable portfolio standards, in Read more
The Senate represents the individual states with 2 senators per state. Currently, the Senate is evenly divided between political parties Read more
The House is one of the legislative chambers in Congress and drafts and proposes legislation. Representation in the House is Read more
The United States passes a climate action bill with unified Republican opposition. The Inflation Reduction Act reduces climate-warming emissions, spurred Read more
The US Supreme Court has limited EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases, but leaves open options for the EPA to Read more
Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said in an interview for Fox News on 19th of December that he could no longer Read more
The BBBA encourages energy efficiency and renewable energy while reforming fossil fuel leasing. Special attention is paid to vulnerable communities Read more
The BBBA includes measures addressing road transport, shipping, aviation, rail, and cycling The emphasis is often on domestic manufacturing of Read more
The Build Back Better Act represents the biggest effort to tackle the climate crisis in US history. In total, 550 Read more
What is President Biden’s American Jobs Plan (AJP)? A bipartisan group of senators worked on negotiating the infrastructure bill, which Read more
- Joe Biden made it clear throughout his campaign and after entering office that tackling the global climate crisis was Read more
This article examines the 30 by 30 target which forms part of President Biden’s plan to fight climate change and Read more
Incoming President Biden enters office with an extensive Environmental Policy Platform, which through its many elements seeks to put the Read more
Incoming President Biden’s Climate Policy will have a big effect on the Climate Crisis, but faces significant opposition from within Read more