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06/07 10:34 am

The concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere reached historic levels in May after emissions plunged in the first months of the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released Monday by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/06 11:54 am

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm (D)  said on Sunday that adversaries of the U.S. have the capability of shutting down the country’s power grid. “Yes, they do,” she said on CNN’s “State of the Union” when asked if U.S. adversaries had… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/06 9:54 am

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm (D) said on Sunday that a deal on President Biden’s infrastructure plan “has got to be done soon,” adding that it is “perplexing” and “frustrating” that one has not been reached.“This has got to be done… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/04 4:54 pm

TGIF!! Welcome to Overnight Energy, your source for the day’s energy and environment news.Please send tips and comments to Rachel Frazin at rfrazin@thehill.com . Follow her on Twitter: @RachelFrazin . Reach Zack Budryk at zbudryk@thehill.com or… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/04 3:14 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that finishing touches on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline are imminent, an announcement that comes soon after the U.S. announced it will waive some sanctions on the company.Putin said the pipeline,… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/04 12:04 pm

The Biden administration is taking aim at Trump-era rollbacks to endangered species protections, though environmental advocates have raised concerns about how long their actions could take.In a statement on Friday, federal agencies said they would “… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/04 7:04 am

The Sunrise Movement’s relationship with the Biden administration may soon be on ice.The progressive climate coalition is gearing up to stage a protest outside the White House on Friday in an attempt to persuade President Biden to rethink his… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/03 5:14 pm

IT’S THURSDAY!!! Welcome to Overnight Energy, your source for the day’s energy and environment news.Please send tips and comments to Rachel Frazin at rfrazin@thehill.com . Follow her on Twitter: @RachelFrazin . Reach Zack Budryk at zbudryk@thehill…. …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/03 4:44 pm

A new study published on Thursday found that North Atlantic right whales have shrunk by an average of three feet over the past 20 years.The study published in the peer-reviewed science journal Current Biology said the shrinking of the marine… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

06/03 4:14 pm

The Biden administration is proposing $2.8 billion for the departments of Interior and Agriculture to fund national park programs and conservation projects across the country, the agencies announced Thursday.The proposed funding for fiscal… …Read Full Article

Source: Hill E2 Wire Blog

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