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CAR RULES: Why states probably can't reverse CO2 increase from EPA plan

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 7:12am
States can claim some success in decarbonizing the power sector. As for limiting tailpipe emissions? They've barely managed to move the needle.

CONGRESS: Rare GOP carbon bill got shrugs from Big Oil. Here's why

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 7:12am
Political posturing began quickly last week when Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo introduced the first Republican-led carbon tax legislation in nearly a decade.

FORESTS: Calif.'s climate money is helping feds manage wildfires

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 7:12am
The Trump administration didn't ask California for its cap-and-trade money, but it's getting some anyway.

EMISSIONS: Trump makes his biggest move on climate with car rules

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 7:12am
Of the many climate rollbacks the Trump administration has undertaken, its proposal to freeze vehicle fuel efficiency standards stands to increase emissions the most.

HEAT WAVES: Temps reach 122 degrees in Mexicali, killing 7

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
Seven people are dead from heat stroke as searing temperatures grip Mexicali in Baja California.

NUCLEAR: Prices spike as Norwegian utilities cope with warm water

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
This year's unusually warm summer in the Nordic region has increased sea water temperatures and forced some nuclear reactors to curb power output or shut down altogether, with more expected to follow suit.

DIESELGATE: VW has lost too many engineers to meet new rules

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
Volkswagen warned yesterday that a shortage of engineers is hampering efforts to get its cars to meet new anti-pollution rules, clouding its sales outlook and overshadowing a forecast-beating 23 percent rise in underlying operating profit.

AUTOS: Driverless car company expected to launch in Ariz. soon

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
A family in Chandler, Ariz., are joining hundreds of people in a pilot program for self-driving cars. They use a Waymo smartphone app to hail their rides.

EPA: Wheeler touts Trump agenda, transparency in Senate spotlight

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler gave President Trump and the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee a chance yesterday to assess his leadership and consider whether he deserved a permanent place at the agency's helm.

MEDIA: Mag prints 70-page climate story, leaves some unsatisfied

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
NEW YORK CITY — Seated at the head of two long rows of tables filled with climate activists, scientists and journalists in a swanky Midtown hotel, journalist Nathaniel Rich addressed what had already been bubbling to the surface before his opus hit newsstands and the web.

WILDFIRE: Studies track health impacts, effects of wind

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
As wildfires in the West grow larger and more frequent, scientists are mounting two new studies of the long distance health impacts of smoke and the effects of undetected winds on the rapid movements of fires on the ground.

SCIENCE: Last year broke climate records left and right. So may 2018

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
Last year was one for the climate record books, a new report confirms. From extreme heat, storms and wildfires to unprecedented sea ice loss, a look back at 2017 provides a stark illustration of global climate change in progress.

CAR RULES: Attack on Calif. climate program unlikely to halt EV market

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
EPA is expected to take steps today toward killing California's landmark program designed to get more clean cars on the road. The action might slow, but not stop, the global push toward electric vehicles, car experts said.

CAR RULES: White House tilts interagency grudge match

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
The federal government's motivation for overseeing fuel economy has changed over the years, and so has the balance of power between agencies that set targets.

EPA: Companies once allied with Wheeler ask his agency for help

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:14am
The administration of President Trump, who campaigned on "draining the swamp," hasn't blocked acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler from getting involved with 14 companies that Wheeler represented as a lobbyist with Faegre Baker Daniels LLP.

OIL AND GAS: Mexico tackles methane leaks

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
The Mexican government is proposing to regulate accidental releases of methane from oil and gas wells, citing their contribution to climate change.

ISLANDS: Irma gave renewables a shot in the arm. Will it be enough?

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
Nearly a year after Hurricane Irma knocked out power across the British Virgin Islands, electricity boss Leroy Abraham will be among the last residents to have their homes reconnected.

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla raises cash with surfboard sale

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
Reeling from company losses, Tesla Inc. unveiled a limited-edition surfboard that sold out in one day.

MASSACHUSETTS: Law on governor's desk helps renewables. But will it help climate?

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
Massachusetts lawmakers delivered a big boost to renewable energy yesterday, agreeing to raise the state's renewable portfolio standard, double its purchase of offshore wind and restructure a proposed charge on solar-owning consumers.

OCEANS: The blob is gone, but Alaska's cod haven't come back

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
The Alaskan cod population has reached a record low due to warm water temperatures that have been exacerbated by global warming.

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