Climate News Weekly Episode 160

May 21, 2024

Climate News Weekly: Record CO2 accumulation, US-China climate collaboration, Climeworks opens DAC plant, and more

In this Episode

Climate Now is back to tackle six of the biggest stories in recent climate news. James Lawler, Julio Friedmann, Dina Cappiello, and Darren Hau discuss recent developments in the U.S., from electric grid planning and finance to the Department of Energy’s list of 10 national interest energy corridors. The team also digs into BHP’s bid for Anglo American with one metal at the center of it all: copper. Our hosts round out this week’s news by discussing the biggest year over year jump in CO2 at Mauna Loa Observatory, climate action collaboration between the U.S. and China, and Climeworks’ record-breaking DAC plant beginning operations. Tune in to dig deeper than the headlines with our expert team.


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