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Joe Biden invokes Defense Production Act for EV batteries and clean energy

The US can’t seem to quit Russian uranium

Biden banned Russian fossil fuels, but uranium has been trickier to tackle

How switching to EVs would improve health in the US

Climate campaign pushes Bitcoin network to drop energy-hungry code

The UN plans to extend weather warning systems to everyone on the planet

The EPA plans to sunset its online archive

SEC asks companies to divulge pollution and climate risks

Looming oil crisis has energy watchdog begging people to drive less

Storms and sea level rise could cost ports billions

EU Parliament backs off plans to phase out energy-hungry cryptocurrencies

The EU accelerates plans to phase out Russian gas

Biden administration accelerates plans to slash truck pollution

Tesla wins approval for German Gigafactory but still has to meet conditions

Battle at Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant raises global alarm

Clean energy broke records in 2021 but still can’t catch up with oil and gas

Ukraine’s nuclear power plants are at ‘unprecedented’ risk as fighting continues

Bitcoin mining is ‘less green than ever’ after leaving China

Seawalls alone won’t save coastal cities, major UN report says

What does Russia’s invasion of Ukraine mean for Chernobyl?

Firefighting strategies need an extreme makeover, UN warns

How a high-tech twist on a 19th-century process could clean up steel and cement making

Carbon capture tech is advancing in the wrong direction

Satellite images show just how ridiculously high the Tonga volcanic plume rose

Renewable energy growth in the US lags far behind Biden’s climate ambitions

New federal guidelines could boost carbon capture in the US

The EV boom is being fueled by underpaid, underfed cobalt miners

Workers at a Tesla supplier say they can’t get enough food or water on the job

Construction begins on New York’s first offshore wind farm

US nuclear power plants contain dangerous counterfeit parts, report finds

Engineers are building bridges with recycled wind turbine blades

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announces tens of millions in funding for climate tech

Big Tech’s climate goals are weaker than they seem, report finds

How the World Wildlife Fund tried — and failed — to create an eco-friendly NFT