The automaker wants to eliminate tailpipe emissions by 2035 and support the expansion of recharging facilities for electric battery-powered cars. (Image credit: Damian Dovarganes/AP)
He was a good boy “with the most love and the biggest heart,” his owner said.
As the new president broke from the old on climate issues, his nominee for energy secretary revealed one potential area of continuity.
“The conditions are at last — at last — in place for a real solution” to climate change, said Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse.
President Biden has made climate change a focus of his first week in office. But it could take years before many of the executive actions he’s highlighted to tackle the issue have a noticeable impact.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks with Gina McCarthy, climate adviser to the White House, about several executive actions to end oil and gas drilling on federal land that President Biden is signing.
Periodical cicadas spend the majority of their lives buried in soil, but these insects will appear across the East Coast and Midwest in just a few months.
Fultondale Police Chief D.P. Smith said a young man trapped in the basement of his home was pronounced dead at the scene.
The U.S. is rejoining the world’s largest effort to address climate change: the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Climate change is one of the Biden administration’s top priorities.