NBC News – U.N. releases blistering assessment on the state of climate change

Reuters – To save the planet, focus on cutting methane – U.N. climate report

CNN – Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure bill after months of intense bipartisan talks

Politico – Senate passes bipartisan infrastructure bill — but what comes next won’t be easy

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

EPA – EPA to Overhaul Pollution Standards for Passenger Vehicles and Heavy-Duty Trucks, Paving Way for Zero-Emission Future

The Guardian – Major climate changes inevitable and irreversible – IPCC’s starkest warning yet

The White House – FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Announces Nearly $5 Billion in Resilience Funding to Help Communities Prepare for Extreme Weather and Climate-Related Disasters

Axios – Heat wave engulfs much of U.S., as wildfires rage in West

Indian Country Today – Yurok Tribe grows solutions in soil of crisis

The One Feather – Council passes medical marijuana ordinance

The National Law Review – EPA Funding for Early Childhood Developmental Health Research Will Include Focus on Chemical Exposures

CNBC ­– Apps are helping people avoid air pollution amid record wildfires, rising temperatures

Inside Climate News – Can California Reduce Dairy Methane Emissions Equitably?

NRDC – Stop Pebble Mine: Groups Urge EPA to Protect Bristol Bay

National Association of Clean Air Agencies – Washington Update

Climate Change/Energy

NPR – What The U.S. Can Do About The Dire Climate Change Report

The Washington Post – Humans have pushed the climate into ‘unprecedented’ territory, landmark U.N. report finds

Market Watch – 20 stocks for maximum growth as the world switches to clean energy

E&E News – Dems unveil budget, setting stage for massive climate bill

CNN – First on CNN: Advocacy groups ramp up pressure on lawmakers to take action on climate change

Euro News – Which country is the world leader in renewable energy in 2021?

Inside Climate News – Inside Clean Energy: Three Charts that Show the Energy Transition in 50 States

Reuters – Factbox: Paid leave, clean energy and preschool: Democrats’ $3.5 trln plan

High Country News – Who should pay for climate mitigation? Colorado looks to the oil industry.

The News Tribune – U.S. Interior Secretary sees climate change effects on coastal tribal communities

Toxics/Mobile Sources

Baltimore Sun – The best way to tax polluters, fight climate change and reduce the deficit: Raise the federal gas tax| COMMENTARY

The Hill – House Democrats urge more conservation, transportation funds in reconciliation package

National Law Review – EPA Emphasizes Climate Change Considerations in Superfund Remedies

The Guardian – Protesters against Line 3 tar sands pipeline face arrests and rubber bullets

National Academies – Environmental Resilience of Transportation Infrastructure Should Be Assessed for All Federally Funded Projects, Says New Report

Indoor Air Quality

Forbes – More Schools Defying State Governments To Impose Mask Mandates — Here’s What Could Happen Next

Smithsonian Magazine – Four Ways to Protect Yourself From Harmful Air Pollution Caused by Wildfires

Facility Executive –  Cost-Effective Strategies for Improving IAQ

Hotel Business – Survey: Indoor air quality a concern for North Americans

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