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States can claim some success in decarbonizing the power sector. As for limiting tailpipe emissions? They've barely managed to move the needle.
Political posturing began quickly last week when Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo introduced the first Republican-led carbon tax legislation in nearly a decade.
The Trump administration didn't ask California for its cap-and-trade money, but it's getting some anyway.
Of the many climate rollbacks the Trump administration has undertaken, its proposal to freeze vehicle fuel efficiency standards stands to increase emissions the most.
Seven people are dead from heat stroke as searing temperatures grip Mexicali in Baja California.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Mexican government is proposing to regulate accidental releases of methane from oil and gas wells, citing their contribution to climate change.
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.
Reeling from company losses, Tesla Inc. unveiled a limited-edition surfboard that sold out in one day.
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.
The Alaskan cod population has reached a record low due to warm water temperatures that have been exacerbated by global warming.