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Actor Brad Pitt's foundation has sued a New Orleans architect, saying defective design work led to leaks and other flaws in homes built for residents of an area that was among the hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina.
The best place to generate cash from a solar farm in the U.S. isn't California or sunny Florida — it's Long Island.
The uplifting strains of one of Puerto Rico's most beloved songs filled the air at 6:15 a.m. yesterday as a choir stood in the coastal town where Hurricane Maria made landfall at that moment exactly one year ago.
So much rain fell on the Houston area during Hurricane Harvey last year that its weight lowered the region's elevation by almost an inch, according to new research.
Tenaga Nasional Bhd., the most valuable listed utility company in emerging Asia, is looking to sell its gas-fired power plant in Pakistan as it pushes forward with a plan to rely more on renewable sources of energy.
Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler spent Wednesday in a room in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with environment ministers from other rich nations, hearing them extol the virtues of a low-carbon economy and the Paris Agreement.
Federal and state agencies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on hazard mitigation every year, but most investments are made only after a disaster, and very few states comprehensively track the flow of those dollars, according to a new analysis by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
California coastal cities should be prepared for the possibility that oceans will rise more than 10 feet by 2100 and submerge parts of beach towns, the state Coastal Commission warns in new draft guidance.
Scientists widely agree that reducing greenhouse gas emissions is the most urgent strategy in the fight against climate change. But in case world leaders fail to prevent dangerous levels of warming, some scientists say contingency plans may be in order.
Coal has long been the fuel of choice in the Midwest. But two utility announcements this week highlight the change underfoot in the heartland: Coal is in retreat, and renewables are stepping in to fill the void.
The sole company interested in buying the Navajo Generating Station pulled the plug yesterday on its acquisition bid, delivering a major blow to the Trump administration's efforts to keep one of America's largest coal plants from closing next year.
The world may have finally caught up to Gov. Jerry Brown's dream of getting California its own satellite, though his decades-old wish still has a ways to go before becoming reality.
As flooding continues in the Carolinas after Hurricane Florence's massive rainfall, experts say high water will damage thousands of vehicles.
For the second year in a row, Reno, Nev., sizzled through its hottest summer on record.
European car registrations skyrocketed in August as automakers hurried to get vehicles out the factory door before the start of new emission-testing regulations.
Germany will spend €10 million next year to finance an insurance program that covers damages from climate change in two African countries.
Carbon prices are spreading throughout the world's largest economies. The only problem for climate hawks: They're nowhere near high enough to produce a meaningful reduction in carbon emissions.
California's ambitious push for clean energy will be a tough lift for utilities and potentially their bondholders.
President Trump has staked political capital on his administration's response to Hurricane Florence. But a White House official who plays a key role in that effort is virtually unknown to those who work at the nexus of natural security and climate change resilience.
CAZADERO, Calif. — An ancient redwood grove on the coast in Northern California is being studied for its response to climate change.