Climate Groups React to Senate Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

Mint Images | Mint Rf Imaging | fake images The Senate passed the most ambitious climate spending package in US history. Sundaysparking optimism among environmental advocates after months of gridlock over President Joe Biden’s emissions-cutting agenda. Called the Inflation Reduction Act, the legislation allocates $369 billion for US energy security and combating climate change. Vice … Read more

Southwest water supplies at risk from ‘archaic’ dam design: report | Subscriber

Glen Canyon Dam’s “archaic” design could spell trouble for the federal government’s ability to release adequate water supplies from Lake Powell downstream to Lake Mead, according to a new environmental report. That, in turn, could make it impossible for the four upper basin states to meet their legal requirements under the 1922 Colorado River Compact … Read more

The unintended consequences of declaring a ‘climate emergency’

| Posted: August 06, 2022 12:01 am Opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of President Biden is toying with the idea of ​​declaring climate change a national emergency. Advocates want it to usher in drastic changes to address climate change, bypassing congressional approval. But as the … Read more

How SolarEdge plans to increase its market share in Europe

SolarEdge shares fell this week after the company second quarter results showed an impact on margins from factory closures, higher transportation costs and currency headwinds from the weakening euro. But SolarEdge CFO Ronen Faier said lower margins now are the price to pay for long-term growth in a market where demand is soaring. “We have … Read more

How companies are cleaning up the world’s most polluted rivers

Every year, millions of tons of plastic waste are dumped into the ocean, much of it coming from some 1,000 hyper-polluting rivers. And with overall waste generation poised to increase more than 75% by 2050, the problem is only going to get worse. Companies around the world have turned their attention to the problem of … Read more

Ships Must Slow Down to Save Endangered Whales, US Government Says | wildlife news

Vessels off the East Coast of the United States must slow down more frequently to help save a endangered whale species from extinction, the federal government has said. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) made the announcement on Friday through proposed new rules designed to prevent ships from colliding with North Atlantic right whales. … Read more

Yilka traditional owners seek sustainable harvest of wild sandalwood

The smell hits Kayshun Murray as his chainsaw almost went through the trunk. Standing in a helmet and steel-toed boots in the Western Australian desert, the young ranger inhales a fragrance that is considered one of the best in the world. “In fact, you can smell all the beauty in it,” he said. The scent … Read more

Environmental watchdog investigates ‘elevated’ lead levels in ducks from Victorian wetlands

Wedge-tailed eagles and other protected species are at risk of being paralyzed by lead poisoning in Victoria, according to wildlife advocates, and illegal lead ammunition is still used to shoot ducks. Key points: High levels of lead have been found in some Victorian ducks in the last four years. Lead ammunition for duck hunting is … Read more