INTERVIEW: Startup to cut concrete CO2 by up to 75%, share carbon credits with licensees

Published 17:34 on July 11, 2024  /  Last updated at 17:34 on July 11, 2024  / Justin Gerdes /  Americas, US, Voluntary

A Florida-based startup says it can cut concrete’s CO2 emissions by up to 75% and pay its customers a return on investment of carbon credits over the first 12 months.

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SCOTUS overturns Chevron doctrine, hindering future environmental rulemaking

Published 17:32 on June 28, 2024  /  Last updated at 02:46 on June 29, 2024  / Justin Gerdes /  Americas, US

The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned the so-called Chevron doctrine, a 40-year-old precedent which held that judges should defer to the expertise of federal agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency when laws passed by Congress are unclear.

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IRA clean energy incentives could be ‘on the chopping block’ with Trump’s re-election -report

Published 01:22 on June 21, 2024  /  Last updated at 01:22 on June 21, 2024  / Justin Gerdes /  Americas, US

If US President Joe Biden is re-elected in November, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is “likely to remain intact”, while a return of former President Donald Trump to the White House “could put some, if not all, of the tax incentives for clean energy on the chopping block,” found a Bloomberg Intelligence report released Tuesday. 

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INTERVIEW: ‘I don’t mind going first,’ says co-author of Vermont’s landmark ‘Climate Superfund’ law

Published 17:53 on June 18, 2024  /  Last updated at 18:00 on June 18, 2024  / Justin Gerdes /  Americas, US

Vermont is prepared to implement and defend in court its first-in-the-nation “Climate Superfund” law, even if it must go it alone, one of the lead sponsors of the legislation told Carbon Pulse.

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Maryland governor signs order advancing Climate Pollution Reduction Plan

Published 01:00 on June 6, 2024  /  Last updated at 01:00 on June 6, 2024  / Justin Gerdes /  Americas, US

Governor Wes Moore (D) signed an executive order Tuesday to advance Maryland’s Climate Pollution Reduction Plan, requiring state agencies to submit a Climate Implementation Plan by Nov. 1 and creating a Subcabinet on Climate.

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