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A floating island of solar panels is being tested in Chile as a way to generate clean energy and reduce water loss at mine operations, a cornerstone of the Andean country's economy that uses huge amounts of electricity and water.
Italian energy firm Eni SpA is aiming to make its upstream business carbon neutral by 2030 as part of a transformation to meet its Paris Agreement targets, CEO Claudio Descalzi said Friday during the presentation of a new business plan.
Homeowners who install solar panels will likely get less credit for the power they generate after Kentucky lawmakers OK'd new rules for the fledgling industry in one of the country's top coal-producing states.
South Carolina and California have little in common politically, but the Golden State's laws are protecting the Palmetto State's trees.
A federal program has saved taxpayers billions of dollars in disaster relief payments by keeping environmentally sensitive coastal areas clear of buildings, roads and infrastructure, a new study says.
Threats to indigenous groups are growing in the rapidly warming Arctic, where local cultures and livelihoods are inextricably tied to the shifting landscape. Arctic communities face challenges from rising sea levels and shifting wildlife populations to declines in the Arctic sea ice some cultures use as hunting grounds.
Low-lying communities from Minnesota to Missouri are bracing for what could be the Mississippi Basin's worst flooding since 1993 as temperatures rise and rainstorms continue to track over areas with deep winter snowpack.
In 2014, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association studied what some of its members saw as a touchy subject: local electricity powered by the sun.
Leonardo DiCaprio is joining a climate-technology fund as an adviser, bringing the Oscar-winning actor's environmental activism deeper into the capital markets.
Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change.
Former Vice President Al Gore believes the U.S. is nearing a political tipping point, with the 2020 Democratic presidential field offering voters the chance to replace President Trump with someone "committed heart and soul" to combating climate change.
Over the past 20 years, Americans have been twice as likely to sweat through record-breaking heat rather than shiver through record-setting cold, a new Associated Press data analysis shows.
Using bulldozers to fight wildfires can do more harm than good, due in part to climate change, according to new analysis by a group advocating less intervention in wildfires.
The private sector is returning to the risky world of insuring homes against flood damage, offering hope that the paltry percentage of homeowners with flood insurance will rise out of the single digits.
Oregon and Washington have spent years struggling for a breakthrough on climate policy. This year, they may finally get it.
The District of Columbia's top lawyer is preparing for a potential courtroom fight against one of the biggest oil companies in the world.
Gary Cohn, the former head of President Trump's National Economic Council who left after losing a battle over steel tariffs, said he tried to sell Trump on solar jobs — and seemingly failed as the administration eventually imposed tariffs on the industry.
California is free of drought, and only a small amount of territory remains in the lesser condition of abnormal dryness after a very wet winter.
Beto O'Rourke spent his first day on the presidential campaign trail touting the Green New Deal, joining most other Democratic 2020 hopefuls in endorsing massive government intervention to lower emissions.
Four activist groups have launched legal action to try to take the French state to court for not doing enough to fight climate change.