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The climate, Biden’s next bet in Congress?

washington | After having chained disappointments in Congress, Joe Biden could bet on a climate project to try to save the planet with one stone … and his presidency. Last week, the American leader announced that efforts were underway to resuscitate the climate component of his gigantic social spending plan, buried by the Senate. This plan provided $555 billion to meet Joe Biden's very ambitious greenhouse gas emissions targets, the largest climate investment ever seen in the United States. “I spoke to a number of my congressional colleagues,” the president said at a press conference. “I think we could have support” on this project. Immediately, the elected Democrats of his camp began to activate behind the scenes. Electric cars Because Joe Biden's b...
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Climate change threatens future Winter Olympics

If greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced to meet Paris Agreement targets, very few cities will be able to host the Winter Olympics with safe conditions for athletes by the end of the century, according to a study by the University of Waterloo in Ontario. Posted at 9:35 p.m. Stephane Blais The Canadian PressGoing down a snowy slope at 120 km per hour, with your feet strapped to two boards, with a helmet as your only protection, involves risks, regardless of the weather conditions.But ...