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State government in Michigan is stepping up efforts to boost environmental sustainability by using energy saving efforts at prisons, converting state parks and fish hatcheries to renewable energy, and taking other steps.
Germany's finance ministry said there has been no government decision to abandon its policy of running a balanced budget.
KKR & Co. exceeded the $1 billion fundraising goal for its first Global Impact Fund, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Government meteorologists say this year's hurricane season may be busier than initially expected now that summer's weak El Niño has faded away.
Rising ocean temperatures and marine heat waves are already a threat to coral reefs around the world. But the future may be even more dangerous than scientists suspected.
With just a few weeks to go, climate activists are making a last-ditch effort to convince Democratic insiders to support a presidential primary debate focused solely on global warming.
The southern half of the United States is far less resilient than the northern half, according to a groundbreaking federal study that analyzed factors such as income inequality and religious affiliation in every county.
National leaders are expected to deliver hints this week of the bold greenhouse gas reduction plans they'll announce before the world in New York in September.
Canadian wildfires produced so much smoke in 2017 that scientists say they've provided some insights on the climate effects of nuclear war.
Greta Thunberg, at age 16, has quickly become one of the most visible climate activists in the world. Her detractors increasingly rely on ad hominem attacks to blunt her influence.
A storm swirling over the Pacific Ocean east of Taiwan is threatening to become a super typhoon before weakening and dousing Shanghai this weekend with as much as 5 inches (13 centimeters) of rain.
Honda Motor Co. is racing toward an electric-powered and self-driving future for cars, but doubling down on gas-burning models for its U.S. lawn mower business.
Earlier this year, one of Meryam Omi's deputies at Legal & General Investment Management sat down with board members and managers from Exxon Mobil Corp. to discuss how the oil giant could address climate change. LGIM, which manages about $1.3 trillion, is one of Exxon's top 20 shareholders.
Southern California is known for its pristinely maintained beaches. But those perfect ribbons of sand are causing problems for the surrounding ecosystems.
Costa Rica is inching ever closer toward its goal of generating all its electricity from renewable resources. But big hurdles remain, including uncertainties about how climate change will affect the small country.
Exxon Mobil Corp. faces a new battleground this week after a group of shareholders brought a lawsuit against the company and its key players to a federal court in New Jersey.
California's environmental policies often make waves beyond its borders. The state's pact last month with four automakers to adopt clean car standards, just as President Trump is rolling them back, is the latest example of California's resistance to White House policies.
BOULDER, Colo. — When it comes to using very elaborate high-speed computer models to forecast the weather, there is good and bad news.
Regulators and other observers anticipate that Heidi King, a chief architect of President Trump's rollback of clean car standards, will soon leave the administration.
Halting climate change and feeding the world's rapidly growing population both require major overhauls to the way that humans manage the land they live on, according to a much-anticipated report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.