January 20, 2022

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Net Zero Carbon Emissions as Soon as Possible’

ROME, Italy — Pope Francis hosted scientists and religious leaders in the Vatican Monday, where they signed a joint appeal calling for carbon neutrality and a radical change in lifestyles. “Scientists have warned us that there might be only one decade left to restore the planet,” the appeal declares,” urging the achievement of “net zero…

Back to the Future: Joe Biden Promises to Make All Electricity Zero Emissions ‘by 2020’

President Joe Biden promised to make all electricity zero-emissions by the year 2020, an obvious rhetorical stumble as he spoke about the storm damage in New York. “We are determined that we were going to deal with climate change,” Biden said. “Have zero net emissions by 2050. By 2020, make sure all our electricity is…

‘We’ve Cut Out Beef:’ Food Website Cancels Beef to Reduce Global Emissions

A food website named Epicurious will cancel beef recipes to reduce global emissions but will keep past beef recipes in the archive, the publication wrote Monday. “It might not feel like much, but cutting out just a single ingredient—beef—can have an outsize impact on making a person’s cooking more environmentally friendly,” Epicurious wrote. As a result, “Beef…

Biden Just Doubled Obama’s Goal For Cutting Emissions But Won’t Release His Plan For Getting There

President Joe Biden committed the United States on Thursday to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 50 percent by 2030. The new emissions goal effectively doubles the rate previously set by former President Barack Obama: reducing the 2005 levels by 26 to 28 percent by the year 2025. Former US President Barack Obama hugs…

Source: