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Senate panel agrees much more domestic mining is needed to reach Biden electric vehicle goals

Senate panel agrees much more domestic mining is needed to reach Biden electric vehicle goals

A White House climate goal to transition the United States to electric vehicles is in trouble if the nation cannot produce more minerals that go into those vehicles’ batteries, U.S.…

House votes to decriminalize marijuana in federal law as Colorado lawmakers split on party lines

House votes to decriminalize marijuana in federal law as Colorado lawmakers split on party lines

The U.S. House passed legislation Friday to legalize marijuana nationally, but its future is much less clear in the Senate. The House voted 220-204 to approve the measure, which would…

Forest Service shifting toward controlled burns, thinning trees to combat wildfires

Forest Service shifting toward controlled burns, thinning trees to combat wildfires

The Biden administration will use $3 billion from last year’s infrastructure law to revamp the federal approach to wildfire management, introducing a 10-year plan to deal with the large swaths…

Still pending ahead of Glasgow, budget deal would be huge climate achievement

Still pending ahead of Glasgow, budget deal would be huge climate achievement

President Joe Biden will arrive at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, without new federal programs in hand to fight climate change, after Democrats in Congress failed…

Experts testify to Congress that climate change has altered Colorado River flow

Experts testify to Congress that climate change has altered Colorado River flow

States in the Colorado River Basin are adjusting to the reality that their rights outstrip the available water by nearly one-third, state and tribal leaders told a congressional panel Friday.…

Neguse’s Climate Corps funding gets nod in budget reconciliation plan

Neguse’s Climate Corps funding gets nod in budget reconciliation plan

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee late Thursday approved its first piece of Democrats’ sweeping $3.5 trillion spending blueprint on a party-line 24-13 vote. Among the highest priorities for President…

Some analysts say Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure bill fails to fully address climate change woes

Some analysts say Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure bill fails to fully address climate change woes

The Senate is poised to pass a massive $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that would upgrade state transportation networks, electric grids, water systems and more. It’s a major spending boost and…

Neguse leads charge for youth climate corps for work on conservation, wildfires

Neguse leads charge for youth climate corps for work on conservation, wildfires

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer pledged on Tuesday to include a Civilian Climate Corps in a $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill later this year, as a broad swath of Democrats…