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Climate change is on course to lift borrowing costs across large swathes of the globe as rising sea levels, superstorms and droughts erode the economic stability of nations, according to Moody's Investors Service.
The Net Zero Endowments initiative, a coalition of top university endowment managers and socially responsible investment experts, launched an effort yesterday to build support for climate-friendly portfolio commitments.
Volkswagen Group's after-tax profit rebounded strongly to €3.4 billion ($4.1 billion) in the first three months of the year as sales rebounded in China, the company's largest single market, and as customers went for the more profitable models in the company's lineup. Sales of electrified cars more than doubled.
The good news about U.S. fisheries is that they are being better managed and better protected. That's led to a decrease in the number of fisheries disasters caused by oil spills and overfishing.
The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is known for its far-reaching array of experiments.
Promoters of carbon-tax border adjustments tout them as a way to level the playing field between economies at different stages in their efforts to reduce planet-warming emissions.
For decades, electricity generated at a gargantuan coal plant on the Montana plains was shipped west to the growing metropolises of Portland, Ore., and Seattle. Now, the long-standing trade is on the brink of collapse.
Gov. Jared Polis infuriated members of his own party and environmentalists by threatening to veto a climate bill. He said it would "destroy or assault our entire economy."
Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg says those in power may "have given up" on the 2015 landmark Paris climate deal to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius since preindustrial times.
Ford Motor Co. has raised its stake in a manufacturer of solid-state batteries — a move that its chief product and operations officer, Hau Thai-Tang, says will strengthen the company's effort to increase the range and reduce the costs of its next generation of electric vehicles.
The new CEO of SunPower Corp. — a veteran of Amazon.com Inc. — wants to make the rooftop solar-buying process easier for homeowners.
Officials in Germany proposed yesterday accelerating the plans to cut the country's greenhouse gas emissions by setting a new goal of reaching net zero by 2045.
Countries around the world have been committing to ambitious measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions. New research shows they have further to go than they thought.
Wealth giant BlackRock Inc. said in February that it would leverage its massive shareholder power to strong-arm corporate leaders to account for climate change.
The world's biggest ice sheet is also one of the biggest wild cards when it comes to future climate change.
A fight over whether Pennsylvania should join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is heating up, with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf doubling down this week on his intentions to get on board despite fierce opposition from the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania General Assembly.
Vice President Kamala Harris is describing climate change as a driver of migration from Central America, and she's pushing for adaptation efforts as a way to address it.
Republican attorneys general have a powerful tool for fighting President Biden's early actions on climate change: multistate lawsuits.
Europe is seeking a faster rollout of innovative projects across several countries that will help the region's fight against climate change and accelerate the digital transformation.
The cost of pollution in Europe has surged more than 50% this year, signaling that the region's tougher climate policies are starting to make a difference.