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China backpedals on climate change promises as economy slows

China backpedals on climate change promises as economy slows

When China’s President Xi Jinping issued his traditional Lunar New Year wishes from the country’s coal heartland in January, the subtext was clear: Beijing is not ready to kick its coal addiction, despite promises to slash emissions. The ink had barely dried on the hard-fought climate change deal struck at last year’s United Nations climate …

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Biden unveils AC subsidies during heat wave, promises action after Manchin blocks climate bill

President Biden traveled to Massachusetts Wednesday to announce more than $2 billion in environmental spending including subsidies for air conditioning units — as he vowed more executive actions to combat the “climate crisis” with Sen. Joe Manchin blocking a new spending bill. Biden, speaking in front of a former coal power plant that’s being converted to support offshore …

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