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House defense bill chock-full of energy provisions

The House Armed Services Committee released sections of its fiscal 2024 National Defense Authorization Act Monday, outlining mandates for the Pentagon to further embrace clean energy, address energy security issues and clean up contaminated military installations.

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Kamala Harris announces $100M initiative to fight climate change, arms smuggling in Caribbean

Vice President Kamala Harris will meet with Bahamas Prime Minister Philip Davis in Nassau to announce new federal efforts to curtail climate change and arms trafficking throughout the Caribbean.
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Keeping military bases secure from climate change

Designing and fortifying military bases against the effects of climate change is not some far-off concept, it’s happening right now.

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Defense Ministry preparing for extreme hot weather as climate change sets in

The Defense Ministry says it has put together an extreme weather scenario for government ministries so the country can prepare for the possibility of a crisis caused by scorching temperatures during summer heatwaves.

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Rolls-Royce outlines plans for net zero emissions by 2050

Britain's Rolls-Royce, which makes engines for planes and ships, outlined plans to reach net zero emissions by 2050 through investing more in decarbonising technologies and, in the short term, using more sustainable aviation fuel.
The US is worried about its critical minerals supply chains – essential for electric vehicles, wind power and the nation's defense

The US is worried about its critical minerals supply chains – essential for electric vehicles, wind power and the nation's defense

Right now, the nation is almost entirely dependent on other countries for minerals that are used in everything from wind turbines to strike fighters and satellites.
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