The Biden administration has set a aim of reducing U.S. emissions in half by 2030. However a key a part of its plan for getting there—the Clean Electricity Efficiency Program, or CEPP—now’s below risk. This system, a part of the Construct Again Higher Act now pending in Congress, would give utility corporations a monetary incentive to shift from polluting fossil ...

When a deep freeze hit Texas in February and hundreds of thousands of individuals have been left with out power for days—killing some residents as a result of they’d no warmth and bought hypothermia—it uncovered multiple problems with how the electrical grid runs in the state. One challenge: When there was a sudden power scarcity, the grid wasn’t good sufficient ...

Annually, a sprawling coal power plant in Rogowiec, Poland, emits extra CO2 than many international locations—in 2018, roughly 38 million metric tons. It’s probably the most polluting power plant on this planet. It’s additionally one of a comparatively small quantity of power plants globally that are responsible for the bulk of CO2 emissions from making electricity. In a new study, ...

The town of Seville is one in every of Spain’s historic hubs, primarily identified for being the birthplace of flamenco, and a passionate preserver of bullfighting. Nevertheless it’s additionally a citrus haven: with nearly 50,000 orange bushes, it’s Europe’s prime metropolis for orange manufacturing. However, these usually are not oranges to be consumed contemporary. An Andalusian travel guide bluntly warns: ...