US subsidies

Doubling farm incomes means going beyond PSM and subsidies and specializing in high value crops, writes Bharat Jhunjhunwala

The farmers and the government both want the income of the former to double in no time. Farmers believe that maintaining the Minimum Support Price (MSP) is the way to go. They will get high prices, increase their production and get high incomes. However, the government believes that PSM leads …

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Apple, Intel, Ford Executives Urge U.S. To Give Chip Subsidies

A wide range of companies that buy and sell chips, including Apple and Intel, are calling on Congress to pass legislation that would offer billions of dollars in subsidies to US factories during a global chip shortage. Executives from more than 50 companies sent a letter to Democratic and Republican …

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Korbulic says she leaves behind a stable health insurance scholarship

RENO, Nevada (KOLO) – Viewers remember seeing Heather Korbulic on our news broadcasts. He has often been asked to talk about the Nevada Health Insurance Stock Exchange in layman’s terms and make Nevadans uninsured – insured. She has been the Executive Director of the exchange since 2016. She replaced Bruce …

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Big Oil’s Pivotal to Carbon Capture / Storage, As It Keeps Drilling, Not a Climate Solution | Opinion

By June Sekera and Neva Goodwin After decades of casting doubt on climate change and its causes, the fossil fuel industry is now moving towards a new strategy: presenting itself as the source of solutions. This repositioning includes rebranding as “carbon management industry”. This strategic pivot was exposed at the …

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Boris Johnson’s tree planting strategy ‘on fire’ as UK spends six times more on Drax power plant

Ministers have been accused of not having a “common strategy” on forests because one ministry spends six times more on a wood-fired power plant than another on tree planting. Annual grants for the Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire, a former coal-fired power station that now runs on ‘biomass’ made …

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Factbox: Main political objectives of the partners of the German coalition | World news

BERLIN (Reuters) – The leaders of three German parties were due to present an agreement on Wednesday to form a coalition government that will see Social Democrat Olaf Scholz replace conservative Angela Merkel as chancellor. A press conference was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon at the end of a final round …

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Federal Electric Car Tax Credits In 2021 Can Save You Thousands

Climate change and electric vehicles: how will future cars stem global warming? Electric vehicles have become a fashionable trend. But how much better for the environment than standard gasoline or diesel cars? Just the FAQ, USA TODAY Car buying is going downhill right now. Chip shortages have led to a …

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U.S. commitment on climate change is tested in Senate with global impact, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

Washington: After talking about climate rhetoric at UN talks in Scotland, Biden administration is now testing whether a divided US can walk on climate: pushing massive investment for a new era of clean energy across the narrowest margins of the Senate. The House passed a roughly $ 2 trillion climate …

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Press release | Press releases | Writing

11.19.21 WASHINGTON – US Senator Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA) released the following statement after the US House of Representatives passed the Democrats’ $ 1.75 trillion tax and spending madness, to which he s is always opposed. “This tax craze and reckless spending will fuel inflation again and burn Americans’ savings. …

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‘Phasing out’ of coal from US-Chinese declaration at COP26, unfair criticism of India, officials say | India News

NEW DELHI: Seeking to counter criticism from developed countries that India is the last-minute spoiler at the recent COP26 regarding “phasing out coal,” senior officials rebuffed the comments, saying they were misinformed and unfair. The term “gradual reduction”, which replaced “phase-out”, of coal emissions was taken from the US-China statement …

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