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The European Union is designing a mechanism to protect its planned emissions market for heating and road transport fuels from excessive price swings.
China's biggest bank dumped a plan to finance a $3 billion coal-fired power plant in Zimbabwe, dealing a blow to coal developers in Africa that see the Asian country as the last potential funder of their projects.
Massachusetts has turned a critical corner in its response to climate change.
The United Kingdom will end its use of coal-fired power by October 2024, a year earlier than scheduled, as it pushes other countries toward greater climate ambition ahead of a global warming summit it's hosting in November.
President Biden wants a yearly briefing on wildfire risks as climate change fuels intensifying blazes across parched Western states.
A new Democratic proposal would prod banks to address climate risks by disincentivizing them from providing loans, bonds and other financial services to fossil fuel businesses.
It's a big topic in climate research — managed retreat and paying homeowners to leave flood-prone neighborhoods. But less attention has been paid to another issue: Where do people go?
The heat wave that scorched Oregon, Washington state and parts of Canada this week killed potentially hundreds of people, officials said yesterday.
The deadly collapse of a South Florida condominium last week likely will add more uncertainty to a local real estate market already riven by climate change, experts said.
Exxon Mobil Corp. scrambled to respond yesterday to a secretive video recording that detailed the company's lobbying practices, but the incident could be an even greater impetus for a congressional inquiry as a House subcommittee chairman continued to warn of subpoenas for top executives.
Brazil's president is sending troops back to the Amazon to bolster policing against logging and other illegal land clearance, acting amid international criticism of a surge in deforestation and just two months after withdrawing a similar military mission.
Swiss watchmaker Greubel Forsey is the latest luxury brand seeking to attract younger shoppers by going greener, in this case by eliminating animal leather from its straps.
Erosion, sinking land and sea-level rise from climate change have killed the Louisiana woods where a 41-year-old Native American chief played as a child. Not far away in the Mississippi River delta system, middle-school students can stand on islands that emerged the year they were born.
Connecticut is sweetening state incentives for consumers who purchase electric vehicles.
Dozens of House Republicans signed up last week for a new Conservative Climate Caucus intended to engage members on the issue and trumpet the GOP's newfound respect for climate science. Two days later, nearly all of them opposed a measure to curb methane emissions.
President Biden plans to raise firefighter pay and enact a year-round federal response to wildfires because climate change has increased the likelihood of deadly blazes.
Twenty years before the U.S. Chamber of Commerce called for climate science to be put on trial, an official from the powerful pro-business lobby group crafted what would prove to be a prescient message on global warming.
He was a rare Republican who acknowledged climate change and pushed his party to address sea-level rise. That changed yesterday when he raised doubts about the cause of intensifying storms and wildfires.
Armed with statistics, President Biden yesterday began pitching the public on his bipartisan infrastructure deal.