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March 6, 2024

Michigan Governor Whitmer launched the Battery and Advanced Manufacturing Challenge offering matching grants for EV-battery and manufacturing projects across the state. (Paula Gardner/Bridge MI)

Study confirms widespread reforestation has protected the eastern U.S. against rising temperatures caused by climate change. (Oliver Milman/Mother Jones)

Moratorium on coal leasing on federal lands tossed out by court. (Matthew Brown/Associated Press)

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced over $700 million in conditional loans for companies that aim to boost EV supply chain in Michigan. (Brian Dabbs/E&E News)

Lawmakers in eight states introduced bills to block utilities from charging customers for lobbying costs, including against climate policies. (Akielly Hu/Grist)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced companies are phasing out use of “forever chemicals” in food packaging like fast-food wrappers and takeout containers. (Teddy Amenabar/The Washington Post)

The recent Smokehouse Creek Fire has already burned over 1-million acres of land, setting records as one of the largest wildfires in Texas history. (J. David Goodman, Lucinda Holt, Anna Betts/The New York Times)

Financial juggernauts, under political pressure from Republicans, withdraw or reduce involvement in Climate Action 100+ group to curb emissions to combat global warming. (Miguel Jiménez/El Pais)

US climate goals: Clean Investment Monitor finds that EV sales are on target but permitting and grid barriers are stalling wind and solar growth needed to meet goals. (Jeff St. John/Canary Media)

Census Bureau data finds nearly 2.5 million people were displaced by natural disasters in 2023. (Jan Wesner Childs/The Weather Channel)

Then there’s this…

Struggling to sort your plastic trash from recycling? The New York Times puts your skills to the test and explores why the process is so complicated. (Winston Choi-Schagrin, Hiroko Tabuchi/The New York Times)


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