carbon-emissions

Democrats push more resilient, lower-carbon infrastructure at U.S. Senate climate hearing

BY: - July 27, 2023

The changing climate is hurting infrastructure and the national economy, members of a U.S. Senate panel and experts said Wednesday. Members of both parties on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee agreed at a Wednesday hearing on the need for more resilient infrastructure that could withstand the pressures of a changing climate. They also agreed speeding […]

A coal-fired power plant in Romeoville, Illinois. The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a new rule to regulate fossil fuel power plant carbon dioxide. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

EPA again proposes power plant carbon rules. What’s next?

BY: - May 13, 2023

The courts tossed previous efforts. Is the third time the charm for the Biden administration?