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As scientists seek more ways to harness nature's power to produce renewable energy, there's one energy source burned naturally every day that isn't being harnessed: calories.
Four of the world's 10 costliest natural disasters in 2018 occurred in the United States, accounting for nearly $53 billion in economic losses and 176 deaths, according to the global reinsurance firm Aon PLC.
Bank of America Corp. worries flooded homeowners will default on their mortgages. The Walt Disney Co. is concerned its theme parks will get too hot for vacationers, while AT&T Inc. fears hurricanes and wildfires may knock out its cell towers.
The global economy will grow around 3 percent annually in 2019 and 2020, but rising climate risks, waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes and increasing debt are clouding prospects, the United Nations said Monday.
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro used his first turn on the world stage yesterday to tell the global finance community that Brazil is open for business.
A leaked proposal to impose universal speed limits on the Autobahn is causing outrage among car-loving Germans.
The Justice Department's environment division is trotting out its top political official to argue the government's appeal in the kids' climate case.
It's a new winter tradition: The president of the United States mocks climate science when it's cold outside.
HANOVER, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee yesterday provided a glimpse of what a climate-focused presidential campaign would look like, arguing here that the world cannot wait another four years for America's chief executive to prioritize steep reductions in greenhouse gases.
Ten of the world's biggest oil companies began addressing climate change collectively in 2014. Most American companies were not among them.
A bill filed at the Massachusetts Statehouse seeks to help speed the state's transition to renewable forms of energy.
Tesla Inc. received permission to start selling its Model 3 in Europe, clearing the final hurdle in bringing the electric-car maker's top seller to the home turf of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.
Buildings on a Florida air base were damaged Saturday by an apparent tornado, according to officials at the base, which was hammered by Hurricane Michael last fall.
Climate change is the top economic and social risk facing the world.
Kevin Kilps' car ferry churns the waters of Germany's Rhine river as he steers toward the bank opposite Kaub, a scenic village just south of the rocky outcropping named after the legendary siren Lorelei.
Nearly three-quarters of Americans believe climate change is happening, and most agree it is caused by human activity, according to a new poll.
Pennsylvania is the energy giant of the Northeast. It is America's second- and third-largest producer of natural gas and coal, respectively. Only Texas and California emit more carbon dioxide among states.
Democrats eyeing a run for president had a big opportunity to pitch their climate messages last week.
President Trump likely would scoff at any suggestion that his desire for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border has anything to do with climate change.
Here's another sign the solar industry is maturing: It takes fewer people to get a megawatt of panels up and running.