Tag: White House

Watch: Joe Biden Says He Has Cancer During Climate Change Speech
While addressing the nation from Massachusetts on Wednesday regarding climate change, President Joe Biden said he has cancer. In remarks at the Brayton Point Power Station in Somerset, Massachusetts, Biden discussed how oil pollution had affected the town of Claymont, Delaware, where he lived for a few years as a child. The president said a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
John Kerry Worries Russian Invasion of Ukraine May Distract From Fighting Climate Change
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Chris McGrath/Getty Images STRINGER/AFP via Getty Images VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images Drew Angerer/Getty Images Drew Angerer/Getty Images Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Comedy Centra Commentary  By GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – NOVEMBER 10: US special climate envoy, John Kerry speaks during a joint China and US statement […]
Federal judge puts brakes on Biden's climate-change order - Washington Times
A federal judge last week blocked the Biden administration’s effort to adopt a social cost on carbon and other greenhouse gases, handing a win to 10 Republican attorneys general who accused the president of overstepping his authority. U.S. District Court Judge James D. Cain Jr. granted a preliminary injunction Friday shutting down the implementation of […]
People who join the Clean Energy Corps will pursue projects aimed at accelerating the deployment of clean energy and cutting planet-warming emissions. For example, participants will jump-start an initiative to build thousands of miles of electric transmission lines to carry wind and solar power to communities nationwide. “It’s truly a remarkable time to be at […]
Trump’s ‘Hostility’ Stalled Climate Change Progress, Obama Says At COP26
Former President Barack Obama knocked his White House successor, former President Donald Trump, Monday for rolling back environmental protections during his speech at the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, during a wide-ranging talk in which he also criticized China and Russia. Former U.S. President Barack Obama does not mince words in his speech at […]
Harris To Paris: Veep Flying To Europe, Will Discuss COVID-19, Climate Change, Relations With Macron
Vice President Kamala Harris is headed to Paris, months after a notorious exchange with a journalist in which Harris said — in response to a question about why she hadn’t yet visited the U.S. Mexico border amidst the surge in migration — that she’d never been to Europe either. The vice president will visit France […]
Biden Widely Mocked After Appearing To Struggle To Stay Awake During Climate Change Conference
President Joe Biden faced backlash on Monday after cameras appeared to catch him struggling to stay awake at times during the opening speeches at 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26. Zach Purser Brown, a reporter at The Washington Post, posted video footage of the incident, writing: “Biden appears to fall asleep […]