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Carbon Dioxide Pipelines: Safety Issues

Carbon Dioxide Pipelines: Safety Issues

Carbon dioxide (CO2) pipelines are essential components of carbon capture and storage (CCS) systems which are proposed to reduce atmospheric emissions of man-made CO2, a greenhouse gas. Pipelines are needed…

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A Freshwater Future: Without Blue, There Is No Green Economy

A Freshwater Future: Without Blue, There Is No...

A Freshwater Future: Without Blue, There Is No Green Economy is a new briefing report produced in collaboration with Isle Utilities. The report spotlights how water can enable and accelerate the…

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Clean Skies for Tomorrow: Delivering on the Global Power-to-Liquid Ambition

Clean Skies for Tomorrow: Delivering on the Global...

Power-to-liquids (PtL) could emerge as a critical pathway as aviation shifts from fossil to sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs). The World Economic Forum’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow (CST) initiative, in collaboration…

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Environmental Cleanup: Status of Major DOE Projects and Operations

Environmental Cleanup: Status of Major DOE...

GAO initiated a review to examine EM’s performance and progress in managing its nuclear cleanup projects. This report describes EM’s largest capital asset projects, EM’s largest operations activities at selected…

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Wildfire Statistics

Wildfire Statistics

Wildfires are unplanned fires, including lightning-caused fires, unauthorized human-caused fires, and escaped prescribed fire projects. States are responsible for responding to wildfires that begin on nonfederal (state, local, and private)…

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Environmental Remediation at Superfund Sites

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Environmental...

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law invests $3.5 billion in environmental remediation at Superfund National Priorities List sites and reinstates the Superfund chemical taxes, making it one of the largest investments in…

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Transforming Food Systems with Farmers: A Pathway for the EU

Transforming Food Systems with Farmers: A Pathway...

This report takes a practical look at the farmer and food value-chain landscape in the EU and points to the pathway forward to scale climate-smart agriculture.

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Noblis Helps Federal Agencies Meet Climate Resiliency Planning Requirements

Noblis Helps Federal Agencies Meet Climate...

Climate change now poses grave risks to our nation and the world. Whether or not agencies have previously planned for climate resiliency, it is essential to do so now, as…

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Methane Emissions: A Primer

Methane Emissions: A Primer

Methane is the world’s simplest hydrocarbon, with a chemical formula of CH4 (one atom of carbon and four atoms of hydrogen). Methane is also the primary component of natural gas.…

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Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Standards

Vehicle Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Standards

On August 5, 2021, the Biden Administration proposed amendments to the federal standards that regulate fuel economy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from new light-duty vehicles—a category that includes passenger…

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Botanalytics | Carbon Assessment Labs

Botanalytics | Carbon Assessment Labs

The inability to quantify projects based on the methodologies used can hinder the ability for the project to be issued the credits needed to fund the project activities. Having labs…

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Climate Change and International Responses Increasing Challenges to US National Security Through 2040

Climate Change and International Responses...

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released a National Intelligence Estimate on climate change in late October 2021. Since climate change is increasing extreme weather event trends, a…

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Climate Resilience: Opportunities to Improve Federal Planning and Implementation

Climate Resilience: Opportunities to Improve...

The increasing number of natural disasters in the U.S. and reliance on federal assistance to address them are sources of federal climate-related fiscal exposure. Limiting the Federal Government's Fiscal Exposure by…

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Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) in the United States

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) in the...

This white paper describes the current EV Supply Equipment (EVSE) landscape in the U.S. market broken down into three sections. The paper discusses the following in detail: The main features…

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Department of Homeland Security Climate Action Plan

Department of Homeland Security Climate Action Plan

The DHS Climate Action Plan outlines the steps the Department is taking to tackle the climate crisis, including bolstering the Department’s ability to adapt to climate change, building national resilience, undertaking…

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