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Arizona Public Service, the state’s largest electric utility, saw its score dip from 34 out of 100 to 29. Tucson Electric Power scored a 27 this year, sharply down from the 39 it scored in the first report.

A report released this week by the Sierra Club faults dozens of utilities that provide a major chunk of U.S. electric generation for failing to speed up their decarbonization efforts, with Arizona utilities - including Tucson Electric Power - among those that got worse grades. Read more»

From pipelines and dams to power plants and critical mineral mining, there are few industries or environments that NEPA doesn’t touch.

The tax reform and spending bill signed by President Joe Biden is also the country’s largest climate change investment, with what could be sweeping changes to the National Environmental Policy Act - the bedrock of environmental law - and the law’s critics cover the political spectrum. Read more»

Protestors at the United Nations Climate Summit in Glasgow on November 5, 2021.

The world’s biggest economies are to stop funding any overseas fossil fuel development from the end of this year, in a move likely to choke off some of the investment in “carbon bombs” that are imperiling efforts to meet the world’s climate targets. Read more»