GOP Threatens to Hold Economy Hostage to Slash Climate Investments

In addition to threatening cuts to Social Security and Medicare, congressional Republicans are reportedly plotting to use the debt ceiling and an end-of-year clash over government funding to target popular climate investments approved in August as part of the Inflation Reduction Act.

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Risk of multiple climate tipping points escalates above 1.5°C global warming — ScienceDaily

Multiple climate tipping points could be triggered if global temperature rises beyond 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, according to a major new analysis. Even at current levels of global heating the world is already at risk of passing five dangerous climate tipping points, and risks increase with each tenth of a degree of further warming.

Source: Risk of multiple climate tipping points escalates above 1.5°C global warming — ScienceDaily

‘Nothing Short of a Death Sentence’: Fury as Manchin Tanks Climate Spending

While Manchin’s refusal to endorse green energy funding may have been entirely foreseeable given his close ties to the fossil fuel industry and his role in tanking the Build Back Better package just months earlier, climate advocates nevertheless voiced dismay at the power one individual has been able to exert over a process with implications for billions of people across the planet.

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