Tag: Biden administration

The White House’s Two-Faced Climate Rhetoric

The new head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)—who co-chaired one of the working groups that contributed to the panel’s special report on 1.5 degrees Celsius—even said in July the world would exceed that target. “We are, I think, committed to at least some degree of overshoot,” he told reporters, citing the insufficient plans on […]

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The Lose-Lose Promise of Pledging Lower Gas Prices

Pledging to bring gas prices down by any means necessary is a lose-lose prospect for both the planet and the Biden administration. For one, it’s out of Biden’s hands. Production decisions in the U.S. are made entirely by private companies; the White House can give them cheap land and tax breaks and ask CEOs nicely to help bring […]

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