Digging into the complex, confusing, and contentious world of soil carbon offsets

Jim Giles explores the deep divisions that are shaping the emerging field of soil-based offsets Are you fully caffeinated? This week, I’ll try to untangle one of the more complex, confusing and contentious aspects of our food systems: the emerging market for soil carbon offsets. I’ve been talking to people in this area for several […]

Granholm sworn in as 16th Secretary at U.S. Department of Energy

Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in Feb. 25 as the 16th Secretary of Energy by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, after a confirmation vote of 64-35 in the U.S. Senate. Secretary Granholm is only the second woman to lead the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). “I am humbled by the faith President Biden has placed […]

Clothing retailer signs 13-year renewable energy supply deal with AEP Energy

The competitive retail wing of American Electric Power has signed a clean energy supply deal with apparel firm Abercrombie & Fitch Co. AEP Energy will supply the retailer’s corporate headquarters and two distribution centers in New Albany, Ohio with clean energy through an Integrated Renewable Energy (IRE) solution – a long-term, fixed price retail energy […]

Will the Southern Freeze impact U.S. Winter Wheat Crops?

Climate Change Frigid temperatures in the U.S. Southern Plains and Midwest may have impacted crops in key wheat-growing areas. Some analysts now believe that “winter kill” may become an issue. Credit Bloomberg Quicktake: Now

UN climate report a ‘red alert’ for the planet: Guterres

Nations are “nowhere close” to the level of action needed to fight global warming, a UN climate action report said on Friday, urging countries to adopt stronger and more ambitious plans to reach the Paris Agreement goals, and limit the temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, by the end of the century. 

The stakes for Cop26 couldn’t be higher – Climate Weekly

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