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Climate Change News Digest for 8/2/23

This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source

By Shannon Van Hoesen (Sierra Club)

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released its final interconnection rule to fix a backlog of clean energy projects waiting to be brought online and speed up the process for future projects.

By Coral Davenport (New York Times)

From meatpackers to home health aides, workers are struggling in sweltering temperatures and productivity is taking a hit.

By Jack Ewing (New York Times)

The companies will jointly spend at least $1 billion to build a North American network in an effort to persuade more people to buy battery-powered cars and trucks.

By Anthony Boadle (Reuters)

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson visited Brazilian space research center INPE on Wednesday and proposed extending satellite partnerships with the United States to help monitor and prevent destruction of the Amazon rainforest.

By Kristoffer Tigue (Inside Climate News)

Another proposal that would commit the coalition’s members to triple their renewable energy development by 2030 also failed to pass amid opposition from Saudi Arabia, China and Russia.

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