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U.S. Interior secretary to promote big spending jump for tribal, climate programs

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland will ask a U.S. House spending panel to increase funding for the department's tribal programs and climate resilience efforts, according to written testimony released ahead of a hearing scheduled for Thursday.... Read more»

Biden calls for 'decade of action' on climate, apologizes for exit from Paris Accord

President Biden, speaking at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, urged the international community to transition to clean energy and curb greenhouse gas emissions, and also apologized for his predecessor exiting the Paris Climate Accord. ... Read more»

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Hernandez: Congress should fund new Civilian Climate Corps

As Congress debates bold investments in conservation and infrastructure, they can tackle these challenges by replicating the successes of the Depression-era CCC to benefit a new generation. A well-funded Civilian Climate Corps will put young Arizonans to work serving their communities, boosting our economy and taking action to curb the climate crisis.... Read more»

New funding to curb wildfires pushed in Congress, as another fire season looms

As wildfires across the United States grow in size, intensity and duration each summer, members of Congress from the West are pushing for massive new investments in ecosystem management and wildfire mitigation.... Read more»