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California gubernatorial front-runner Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) said yesterday that he would "tighten" up the state's fossil fuel extraction policies if elected.
The Trump administration's rollbacks of regulations on coal plants would disproportionately hurt those who voted for the president, a new study has found.
Danish wind giant Ørsted A/S said yesterday it will acquire Deepwater Wind LLC for $510 million, reshaping America's nascent offshore industry just as a series of Northeastern states prepare to test the waters of the Atlantic with major new projects.
A much-anticipated report from the world's leading authorities on climate change has reignited a debate over the usefulness of the "carbon budget."
The goal posts for the Paris Agreement have moved. The world's top climate scientists this weekend declared that keeping temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius is no longer sufficient. Instead, they said, the globe must prevent warming of 1.5 C above preindustrial levels or abandon billions of people to the social and natural dangers of runaway warming.
A mobile dialysis unit long sought by patients suffering kidney failure on the tiny Puerto Rican island of Vieques has arrived more than a year after Hurricane Maria.
Poland's Energa SA will not abandon a contested 6 billion zloty ($1.6 billion) Ostroleka power plant project as the country needs to replace its aging facilities to meet rising demand for electricity, according to its chief financial officer.
Oil's march toward $100 a barrel is coming at just the right time for automakers investing billions in the switch to electric cars.
A group of investors and hedge fund managers is calling on General Electric Co. to "focus on clean technologies" and pull back from fossil fuels.
As the world's microbial diversity is decimated by antibiotics, processed food, filtered water and other wonders of modern life, researchers are proposing the creation of a global microbiota vault to protect the long-term health of humanity.
As the world's scientists debate whether there's a realistic way to avoid catastrophic warming, a big new experiment supports advocates who say one path runs through forests.
The Trump administration might be weakening the case for future climate change policy by removing an important metric that lowers the cost of reducing carbon: simultaneous cuts to conventional air pollution.
A catastrophic flood ripped through villages in a Nepali mountain valley two years ago after a lake fed by glacial meltwater suddenly burst, sending more than 100,000 metric tons of water hurtling downstream.
Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has made a point of touting the United States' progress in curbing greenhouse gas emissions in recent speeches.
Twenty-one young Americans will go to trial later this month to argue that the government has infringed on their constitutional right to a safe climate.