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Roughly 375,000 Floridians were advised to evacuate the Gulf Coast before Hurricane Michael made landfall Wednesday afternoon. But some of the state's most at-risk residents may not have had the tools to get out.
Hurricane Michael left a historic trail of destruction in the Florida Panhandle, with residents of Mexico Beach describing apocalyptic conditions caused by the roaring storm, which made landfall just shy of Category 5.
DETROIT — Here in this city of just under 700,000 people, a movement is underway to make bikes more accessible to minority and low-income communities that have traditionally felt excluded.
ESCALON, Calif. — Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler addressed his controversial Facebook activity yesterday, calling a racist image of the Obamas that he endorsed on the website "absolutely offensive."
To fight off a lawsuit that claims people have a constitutional right to a safe climate, first blame factors other than warming for harming the plaintiffs. Then argue that the United States can't alone address climate change.
Cracking down on fossil fuels could actually boost profits for the world's biggest oil companies, though the industry must shift toward cleaner fuels or be left behind by investors, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
New Jersey is working on a plan to better protect its coast and inland waterways from the effects of sea-level rise and severe storms.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has endorsed a November ballot measure in Washington state that would charge a fee on carbon emissions from fossil fuels.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) is citing the dangers outlined in a global report on climate change when asking for campaign contributions.
Poland is hoping the European Parliament's resolve to crack down on fossil fuel emissions will soften after elections next year likely to bring gains in representation for anti-establishment parties.
The World Bank Group is out of the coal business, possibly forever.
Electric vehicle advocates are celebrating a major milestone this month.
The only thing certain about the call by scientists this week for using large carbon taxes to stop climate change is that they won't be adopted anytime soon.
Senators yesterday discussed what worries them most about the future. Climate change barely registered.
President Trump asked a lot of questions about hurricanes yesterday. He didn't mention climate change, but he might as well have. His inquiries about the strength, intensification and rain related to Hurricane Michael might have connections to rising temperatures.
The U.N. climate report released this week had some stunning revelations, claiming that the 2020s could be one of humanity's last chances to avert devastating impacts.
LONGVIEW, Wash. — Longview was designed and built by a timber baron in the early 1900s to serve what was then the world's largest sawmill. Now it represents one of the coal industry's greatest hopes for expansion — or even survival.
The financial instrument that nearly collapsed the global economy is being re-engineered to create a new market with a lofty goal: to save the planet.
The 2018 Nobel Memorial Prize in economics, which recognized a leading researcher into the effects of climate change, should give momentum to policies aimed at minimizing the damage, according to the Yale University professor who shared the award.
The Salt Lake City Fire Department is preparing to dedicate a station it says is one of a few in the country to create as much renewable energy as it uses.