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Trump’s threat to veto $900 billion Covid relief bill puts major climate legislation at risk

Trump's threat to veto $900 billion Covid relief bill puts major climate legislation at risk

Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images President Donald Trump‘s opposition to a $900 billion coronavirus aid package overwhelmingly passed by U.S. lawmakers late Monday jeopardizes the first significant climate change legislation to win congressional approval in about a decade. Trump has threatened to veto the stimulus bill, which includes $600 direct checks …

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Covid recovery plans can help battle climate change

Covid recovery plans can help battle climate change

Employees of the company Goldbecksolar are testing a module in a solar park under construction in a former gravel opencast mine. Jens Buttner | picture alliance | Getty Images During the coronavirus pandemic, the worst public health crisis in a century, some people pointed to what appears to be a …

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Biden to pick North Carolina environmental regulator to run EPA

Biden to pick North Carolina environmental regulator to run EPA

Michael Regan listens as North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announces that Regan will lead the Department of Environmental Quality in North Carolina, at the Executive Manson in Raleigh, N.C. Jan. 3, 2017. Chuck Liddy | AP President-elect Joe Biden will pick Michael Regan, secretary of the North Carolina Department of …

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DeepMind shifts focus from climate change to protein folding and AGI

DeepMind shifts focus from climate change to protein folding and AGI

Demis Hassabis, co-founder of Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) startup DeepMind. Jeon Heon-Kyun | Getty Images LONDON — Artificial intelligence (AI) lab DeepMind has shifted its focus from climate change to other areas of science and is pursuing its original mission of creating artificial general intelligence (AGI), which is widely seen …

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Biden to rejoin Paris Climate Accord. Here’s what happens next

Biden to rejoin Paris Climate Accord. Here's what happens next

WILMINGTON, DE – NOVEMBER 19: President-elect Joe Biden answers a reporter question after he delivered remarks at the Queen in Wilmington, Delaware on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (Photo by Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images) The Washington Post | The Washington Post | Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden will …

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