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EMISSIONS: Shipping industry talks get caught in 'web of complications'

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 7:00am
Governments convened in London earlier this month to discuss curbing emissions from the global shipping industry. They left the talks with few accomplishments to show.

POLITICS: Loophole could send disaster aid to other projects

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 7:00am
The ink had barely dried on the Disaster Recovery Reform Act when policy watchdogs found a political loophole buried inside the 539-page bill.

WILDLIFE: Monsters face a scary future

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 7:00am
Haunting the deep seas, dark jungles and night skies isn't as easy as it used to be.

FINANCE: Pension funds point finger at lobbyists of polluting firms

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:11am
A group of pension funds that control $2 trillion are pushing for 55 large European energy, mining and transportation companies to scale back their anti-climate lobbying.

COURTS: Kids rally as climate trial's fate remains murky

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:11am
Kallan Benson, a 14-year-old climate activist from Maryland, stood in front of the Supreme Court yesterday and sang her version of the pop song "Happy" by Pharrell Williams.

EXTREME WEATHER: Unusually high tides flood Venice

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:11am
Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide yesterday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city underwater as large swathes of the rest of Italy experienced flooding and heavy winds that toppled trees and other objects, killing six people.

SOUTHEAST ASIA: Wind, sun could strand $60B of coal assets

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:11am
Keep pouring money into coal-fired plants and it won't be just the fuel that's getting burned.

CZECH REPUBLIC: Lawsuit risks may delay costly nuclear plan

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:11am
The Czech government may postpone its decision on whether to force utility CEZ AS into an unprofitable multibillion-dollar construction of new reactors as it looks how to avoid lawsuits from minority shareholders.

BRAZIL: Bolsonaro's victory a 'catastrophe' for the Amazon

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:11am
Brazil's new president could spell disaster for the Amazon rainforest.

NORTH CAROLINA: In Florence's wake, Gov. Cooper establishes climate goals

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:11am
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) yesterday issued an executive order to slash the Tar Heel State's greenhouse gas emissions, bolster electric vehicle sales and steel the state against future storms.

EMISSIONS: Bitcoin is 'super bad news for climate change' — study

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:11am
A new study is once again raising eyebrows over the intense energy use and high greenhouse gas emissions associated with the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

POLITICS: Climate skeptics and bomb deniers find common ground

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:11am
A number of climate skeptics are rejecting the threat of mail bombs sent to Democrats and the media, in what some observers describe as a nexus of conspiratorial thinking in the politically charged days before the midterm elections.