Climate Change

Business leaders urge Biden to set ambitious climate goal

More than 300 businesses and investors are calling on the Biden administration to set an ambitious climate change goal that would cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by 2030. Those sending a letter Tuesday to President Joe Biden calling for action include such giants as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Coca-Cola.

SCAG Alan Wilson joins GOP AG group in lawsuit over President Biden’s executive order on climate change

A dozen Republican state attorneys general including South Carolina’s Alan Wilson have filed a lawsuit over President Biden’s executive order on climate change. The suit challenges Biden’s authority over “massive expansion of federal regulations through executive order.” The goal of Biden’s order is to reduce climate pollution.

Amazon CEO donates $10 billion to help fight impact of climate change

(ABC News) –Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced via Instagram that he is donating $10 billion to fight “the devastating impact of climate change on this planet we all share.” Bezos, whose net worth is reported to be more than $129 billion, said the $10 billion commitment will go toward “scientists, activists, NGOs” and “any effort that offers a real possibility…