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Methane concentrations in the atmosphere surged at a record rate in 2020, NOAA scientists announced yesterday.
Carbon pricing supporters are pushing to include the policy in the ongoing infrastructure push, and they appear to have allies in the Biden administration, despite a turbulent political landscape on Capitol Hill.
President Biden is preparing to throw his weight behind international efforts to alleviate climate risks that threaten the global financial system.
The number of wildfires in West Virginia nearly doubled in the first three months of this year compared with the same period of a year ago, forestry officials said.
African leaders rallied Tuesday in a virtual summit calling for scaled-up actions and financing to combat the effects of climate change that are already being felt in the continent of 1.3 billion.
Germany's environmentalist Greens will decide later this month which of their two co-leaders will make the party's first run for the chancellery in a national election in September, a senior party official said yesterday.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) and top state lawmakers are expected to announce as soon as today a plan to spend $500 million on wildfire prevention efforts.
Rhode Island lawmakers have passed a wide-ranging bill to address climate change that would require the state to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and Gov. Daniel McKee (D) has indicated he will sign it.
Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said yesterday that the federal government should compel businesses to reduce emissions and address climate change because corporations would resist taking steps voluntarily if they think it would hurt their bottom line.
California businesses that agree to shut off electricity on scorching summer days will earn as much as $80 million over five years under a new program approved by state regulators.
Bitcoin long has struggled with a bad reputation among environmentalists because of the digital currency's reliance on massive quantities of energy — often from fossil fuel-fired plants.
President Biden confronted Republican hostility toward his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package yesterday by declaring it a pillar of his climate plan.
The world's largest asset manager recently finalized a financing deal that for the first time would incentivize the firm to meet its own sustainability goals. But one analyst says BlackRock Inc. still isn't risking much.
The U.K.'s seabed is more valuable as a carbon sink absorbing pollution from industry than as a source of oil and natural gas, official estimates from the government's Office for National Statistics show.
A water official in Las Vegas says there ought to be a law requiring the removal of thirsty grass landscaping that isn't used for recreation.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday declared a state of emergency in response to dangerous wildfire conditions throughout the state.
Climate-conscious law students are turning up the heat on a major law firm over its work for the fossil fuel industry.
PayPal Holdings Inc. said it would achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 as it looks for ways financial technology can prevent climate change.
Six Democratic attorneys general are calling on President Biden's Department of Justice to reverse the Trump administration's position in a slew of climate liability lawsuits against oil and gas companies.
Much of the western United States is getting warmer and drier; that's a well-known fact. But that's not all, new research finds.