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As global warming creates shipping routes that can cut across the northern tip of the planet, a new port is being built on the fringe of the Arctic circle.
The Green New Deal enjoys sky-high support among Iowa Democrats, according to a new poll — a sign the ambitious climate plan could play a significant role in the state's milestone presidential caucus and the 2020 Democratic primary overall.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to halt revisions to the flood insurance program that could result in millions of homeowners seeing their premiums rise or fall.
Utility regulators in Maine approved a 145-mile transmission line linking Quebec and Massachusetts yesterday, moving the controversial power line one step closer to completion.
The Trump administration has taken a flurry of recent actions that prevent blue states from forging ahead with climate and clean energy goals.
Warm, dry winds sweeping across Antarctica can temporarily cause extraordinary melting events. Known as "foehn" winds — from a German word often translated as "hair dryer" — they pack a major punch, even during the frigid fall and winter months.
A controversial plan by the White House to review the connections between climate change and national security might be led by a former official with the Department of Energy who oversaw talks about nuclear weapons tests with the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
The death toll from the cyclone that ripped into southern Africa last month is now above 1,000, while the number of cholera cases among survivors has risen above 4,000.
Carbon pollution allowances soared to their highest level since 2008 after the European Union's move to ration supply stoked concern that a shortage will unfold in the months ahead.
Germany's dirtiest power plants may avoid the scrap heap in the nation's coal exit by getting refashioned as giant batteries for storing wind and solar power.
Faced with an uphill battle to retain power in next month's elections, Australia's prime minister has found a new rallying cry: a pledge to protect drivers of gas-guzzling SUVs from a global push to switch to battery-powered electric vehicles.
Jay Inslee wants his presidential campaign to save the planet. But for an hour last night, he was trying to save his candidacy.
The Congressional Budget Office doubled its estimate of annual hurricane costs, finding that extreme weather is dishing out damage that wasn't expected for another 50 years.
MINNEAPOLIS — More than 10 million Americans are seeking shelter this morning from rain, sleet, snow, hail, ice and wind as one of largest spring storms on record churns across the Great Plains into the Missouri and Mississippi river basins.
Flying cars may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but they could help fight climate change, according to a novel new study.
The $14 billion network of levees and floodwalls that was built to protect greater New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina was a seemingly invincible bulwark against flooding.
North Korea is often seen as threatening nuclear winter, but hot temperatures are the real killer.
The cost of reaching global climate goals is falling rapidly as wind and solar prices plummet and policy makers push electrification as the main tool to cut pollution, the International Renewable Energy Agency said.
Investors be warned: If the planet heats up by more than 2 degrees, it's going to get a lot harder to make money.
The European Union's executive branch is proposing that individual member countries drop their right to veto decisions on energy taxes, a move that could facilitate the introduction of a carbon tax across the whole bloc.