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August was supposed to be a quiet month for climate politics, a time when Congress went on recess; President Trump played golf in Bedminster, N.J.; and Americans took a break from politics before this November's midterm elections. Instead, it may go down as a historic turning point in U.S. climate efforts.
Sweden's indigenous Sami reindeer herders are asking the government for help coping with rising temperatures.
Renewable electricity plans are now among the cheapest in the United Kingdom, even though popular opinion is that the green tariffs are more expensive.
The world's largest shipping line is preparing to test routes in icy Arctic waters as global warming opens up the Northern Sea Route — once thought to be impossible to navigate.
Apple Inc. has bought the rights to a television series based on the recent New York Times Magazine mega-article about climate change and the political forces that have long prevented efforts to address the problem.
California wildfires this year have scorched more land than the entire size of Rhode Island.
President Trump was having a rough day. Until he surrounded himself with coal miners.
EPA's plan to make it cheaper for power plants to become more efficient could also lead to legal headaches for the agency's newest climate rule.
Kelvin Droegemeier has a long history of advocating for sound science and pushing back on those who want to politicize it.
Carbon pricing will be on the ballot in Washington state in November, and the money is pouring in from big-name environmental groups backing the initiative and oil companies hoping to kill it.
The oldest and thickest sea ice in the Arctic has already broken up twice this year, a first in recorded history.
Sea-level rise is already undermining home property values.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is in jeopardy of losing his position over a dispute on climate policy.
Spokane, Wash., this week became the second city in the state to set a goal of obtaining all of its electricity from renewable sources.
California's latest auction of greenhouse gas permits saw strong demand, even after Ontario, Canada, bailed as a trading partner.
Yesterday's move by the Trump administration to scrap President Obama's premier climate rule wouldn't make it harder for a future administration to rejoin the Paris Agreement.
The Trump administration's proposal to limit greenhouse gases from power plants could allow states to offer little or no carbon emissions reductions, some experts warn.
When Joe Craft, the coal mining executive whose wife serves as President Trump's ambassador to Canada, was asked by financial analysts earlier this year what the White House could do to help the fortunes of the coal industry, he offered two ideas.
The Clean Power Plan has been a political football since the Obama administration first pitched the idea of curbing carbon pollution from power plants, and President Trump's move yesterday to weaken the 2015 EPA rule promises to inject the thorny issue into midterm races.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — President Trump delivered a stake to the heart of his predecessor's climate rule. Then he went to coal country to give its eulogy.