Tag: Congress

Due to climate change, Nevada says goodbye to grass - CBS News
In Las Vegas, Nevada, it’s come to this: climate change has helped make water ever more scarce, so under a new Nevada law, the grass has got to go. “When we look at outdoor water use in Southern Nevada, landscaping far and away is the largest water user, and of that, it’s grass,” said Bronson […]
US to plant 1 billion trees as climate change kills forests
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday said the government will plant more than one billion trees across millions of acres of burned and dead woodlands in the U.S. West, as officials struggle to counter the increasing toll on the nation’s forests from wildfires, insects and other manifestations of climate change. Destructive fires […]
What's in the Manchin-Schumer tax hike and climate change bill? | Fox News
‘Special Report’ host Bret Baier unpacks the U.S. economy as the country enters recession and Democrats’ move forward on a major spending bill. NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! After more than a year of “Build Back Better” talks, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Joe Manchin Wednesday announced an agreement on […]
Critics Shred Biden for Showing Up in 'Gas-Guzzling' Motorcade to Warn About Climate Change
President Joe Biden is facing criticism for the logistics of his trip to Massachusetts to deliver a speech where he labeled climate change an emergency. On Wednesday, the president traveled to the site of a former coal-powered plant in Massachusetts to speak about climate change. He also signaled that he may take executive action to […]
Manchin Does it Again, Tells Democrats He Will Not Support Their Climate Change Agenda Or Tax Increases [VIDEO]
On Thursday, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) threw another monkey wrench in the crazies’ agenda by telling the Democratic leadership that he will only support their budget reconciliation package if they got rid of the climate change and raising taxes parts. Budget reconciliation packages do not have to go through a filibuster threat, which is one […]
Legal Experts Say Democrat Panic Over Supreme Court And Climate Change Is Hot Air
Some legal experts say that the Democratic Party’s meltdown over the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on greenhouse gases and the Environmental Protection Agency is a bunch of hot air. On Thursday, the high court ruled 6-3  in West Virginia v. The Environmental Protection Agency that the EPA lacked the authority to curb greenhouse gases in order […]
EPA spends millions from Biden's COVID bill on climate change programs, EV Rideshares, 'pruning workshops' | Fox News
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg wouldn’t say if President Biden’s American Rescue Plan contributed to inflation but said that economists and historians would be “debating” it for “decades.”  NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! FIRST ON FOX: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) spent $4.3 million in funds from President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief […]
Postcards from the frontlines of climate change - ABC News
Australia has some 16 Pacific Island neighbours — some with a landmass a millionth our size — who unanimously declare climate change the “single greatest threat” to the region. To quickly get a sense why: many of these nations are isolated and vulnerable, spread across hundreds of atolls, often less than a metre above sea level, and home to […]
Exclusive: Climate change could cost U.S. budget $2 trillion a year by the end of the century, White House says | Reuters
WASHINGTON, April 3 (Reuters) – Flood, fire, and drought fueled by climate change could take a massive bite out of the U.S. federal budget per year by the end of the century, the White House said in its first ever such assessment on Sunday. The Office of Management and Budget assessment, tasked by President Joe […]
Climate Change Poses a Widening Threat to National Security - The New York Times
The Department of Homeland Security, which includes the U.S. Coast Guard, warned that as ice melts in Arctic Ocean, competition will increase for fish, minerals and other resources. Another report warned that tens of millions of people are likely to be displaced by 2050 because of climate change — including as many as 143 million […]