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HURRICANES: Fla. hospital damaged by Irma to be demolished

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:20am
Workers are preparing a Florida hospital for demolition more than a year after it was destroyed by Hurricane Irma.

EMISSIONS: Coal's $100 heyday fades in Europe

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:20am
Coal's three-year run of blistering gains in Europe is set to end, clobbered by a combination of weakening demand and energy polices aimed at phasing out the dirtiest fossil fuel.

NORWAY: EVs on course to be the new normal

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:20am
Almost one-third of all new cars sold in Norway last year ran on batteries, reinforcing the Nordic country's reputation as the world's best market for electric vehicles.

FLOODING: Shore towns try out bayside islets as 'a first defense'

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:20am
At last Thursday's high tide, a tiny tugboat named Bonnie pulled a red barge through Great Egg Harbor Bay in southern New Jersey.

Q&A: Canada's climate ambassador on taxing emissions

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:20am
Federal curbs on Canadian carbon emissions took effect Tuesday in provinces and territories except for Yukon and Nunavut, which will join in July.

ARCTIC: Scientists find another methane leak in Greenland

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:20am
With concerns about the warming Arctic already at an all-time high, scientists are beginning to investigate a potential side effect of melting glaciers. Research suggests the thawing ice could be a source of methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

COURTS: 5 legal fights on climate for 2019

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:20am
The field of lawsuits related to climate change is set to expand in 2019 following a year of setbacks and delays.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Here come the Dems. Can one win the White House on climate?

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:20am
Democrats are already running to the left of their last presidential nominee's climate platform.

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: D.C.'s ballyhooed green cabs are a driver's 'nightmare'

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 7:20am
While District of Columbia officials and environmentalists celebrate the city's electric cab fleet as a weapon against climate change, struggling taxi drivers say the District has stuck them with a hefty tab for environmental progress. Driver Tsegaye Mamo, an Ethiopian immigrant, said, "We are suffering because of this car."

CITIES: Philly to buy solar power from state's biggest facility

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:01am
Philadelphia plans to buy almost a quarter of its government power from a future solar facility that stands to be the largest renewable energy project in Pennsylvania.

NEW MEXICO: Democrat Lujan Grisham takes oath as pro-climate governor

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:01am
The top job in New Mexico passed from one Latina governor to another yesterday as Michelle Lujan Grisham took the oath of office, announcing it was time to spend more money on education and address climate change through the regulation of a booming oil industry and promotion of renewable energy.

POLITICS: Shutdown's latest victim is a global weather conference

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:01am
More than 4,000 weather forecasters and researchers from around the world are scheduled to descend on Phoenix next week for the American Meteorological Society's annual meeting. Expect a smaller crowd if the U.S. government is still partially shut.

EMISSIONS: U.S. energy exports spur growth, climate worries

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:01am
In South Korea's largest shipyard, thousands of workers in yellow hard hats move ceaselessly between towering cranes lifting hulks of steel. They look like a hive of bees scurrying over a massive circuit board as they weld together the latest additions to the rapidly growing fleet of tankers carrying super-chilled liquefied natural gas across the world's oceans.

CANADA: Carbon tax takes effect in industrial heartland

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:01am
Canadians started paying a carbon tax yesterday in what is set to be a key political battleground of the 2019 elections.

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Pickup drivers block Tesla chargers in widening trend

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:01am
Forget "rolling coal." A new trend called "ICE-ing," in which pickup truck owners purposefully block electric vehicle charging stations, appears to be gaining ground around the country.

STATES: 5 new governors to watch on climate

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:01am
Climate change prominently featured in a number of gubernatorial elections this fall. Here's a list of newly elected governors who stand to make a mark on America's greenhouse gas emissions in the coming year.

CONGRESS: Castor at center of Democratic divisions on climate

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:01am
Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) could have the Democrats' toughest job on Capitol Hill this year.

ENERGY TRANSITION: Coal got clobbered in 2018. Here's the damage

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 7:01am
Coal plant retirements flirted with all-time highs in 2018. About 5 percent of the U.S. fleet flicked offline, making it the second-highest year ever for plant closures.

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