Economy & Business

"Climate Law Spurs CCS At New West Virginia Gas Plant"

"Competitive Power Ventures Inc. announced plans Friday to build a multibillion-dollar natural gas power plant in West Virginia with carbon capture technology, saying the project would not be possible without the new climate and energy law."

Source: E&E News, 09/20/2022

Vulnerable Nations Demand Global Tax To Pay For Climate Loss And Damage

"The world’s most vulnerable countries are preparing to take on the richest economies with a demand for urgent finance – potentially including new taxes on fossil fuels or flying – for the irrecoverable losses they are suffering from the climate crisis, leaked documents show."

Source: Guardian, 09/20/2022

New Docs Show Oil Companies Slow-Rolling, Overselling Climate Initiatives

"Congressional Democrats presented fresh evidence Thursday which they say proves that oil companies are continuing to mislead the public on climate change and undercut global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions."

Source: Inside Climate News, 09/16/2022

Biden Goes To Detroit, Pledges Electrification

"President Biden extolled the potential of electric vehicles to boost the economy and reduce America’s contribution to climate change, and sought to ease worries about the reliability of EV technology, during a speech at the Detroit Auto Show on Wednesday."

Source: Washington Post, 09/15/2022


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