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The Biden administration has today announced the launch of an American Climate Corps to train thousands of young workers to pursue careers fighting climate change.
In the United Kingdom Rishi Sunak is considering weakening some of the government's key green commitments in a major policy shift. It could include delaying a ban on the sales of new petrol and diesel cars and phasing out gas boilers.
However, as a result of this leaked u-turn on climate policy the Prime Minister came under fire from senior Conservatives in his own party, with some of his own MPs said to be so incensed that they were considering submitting letters of no confidence.
UK car industry has condemned the Prime Minister’s proposals to push back a ban on the sale of new internal combustion vehicles from 2030 to 2035, warning British motoring sector could lose billions of pounds in investment and face thousands of job losses.
In the US state of Arizona, new research focusing on one lizard species is revealing shocking evidence of a rapid acceleration in climate change-driven extinction.
Forbes has an article suggesting that a new system of global institutions is required to tackle the challenges presented by the climate crisis, equivalent to those established at Bretton Woods.
A new study suggests that working remotely from home could cut worker emissions in half.
The vast majority of the environmental projects most frequently used to offset greenhouse gas emissions appear to have fundamental failings suggesting they cannot be relied upon to cut planet-heating emissions, according to a new analysis.
And finally, a new policy forecast by the IPR predicts the world will meet the “well below 2°C” Paris Agreement climate target. https://www.energymonitor.ai/policy/world-on-track-to-meet-well-below-2c-paris-agreement-climate-target-finds-new-forecast/