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One of America's largest power companies is raising concerns that the president's signature climate proposal would force utilities to develop clean energy "too rapidly."
Public meetings will be held this month as a plan to commit Vermont to cutting its greenhouse gas emissions in the coming years is drafted.
A group wants to create an oyster reef off the coast of Phippsburg, Maine, to improve water quality, protect a shoreline from storm surges and act as a habitat for other smaller shellfish.
In the home of climate activist Greta Thunberg, a key government minister is calling for economic policy to be overhauled to acknowledge the dangerous pace at which the planet is overheating.
Engine No. 1, the activist investor that forced a board shakeup at Exxon Mobil Corp. to accelerate a move to clean energy, unveiled a new strategy using environmental, social and governance data to assess investments.
Vietnam has transformed from one of the world’s poorest nations to one of its fastest-growing economies in just a few decades. But that growth is threatened by the worsening impacts of climate change.
Officials tapped two climate hawks this week to join financial agencies amid intensifying debate over regulators’ responsibility — and capacity — to tackle global warming.
President Biden said yesterday that wildfires would pose an ever-growing risk to firefighters unless Congress acted on global warming — starting with a proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill that would spend heavily on climate action.
Larry’s unusual track is the latest oddity in an eventful summer for the Greenland ice sheet.
Major auto companies are pushing back against an expansive clean energy tax bill they say discriminates against manufacturers whose workers are not unionized.
Without a lifeline in the budget reconciliation bill, the next generation of nuclear power in the United States could be powered by Russia.
North Sea oil and gas has helped make Norway one of the wealthiest countries in the world. But as Norwegians head to the polls today, fears about climate change have put the future of the industry at the top of the campaign agenda.
Indonesia has abandoned plans to cooperate with Norway on reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, the foreign affairs ministry said in a statement released on Friday.
A wildfire near Castaic on Saturday led to the closure of a part of a major freeway in Southern California, officials told local media.
President Xi Jinping’s pledge to zero out greenhouse gas emissions across China by 2060 means every province has to find a way to cut pollution. It also means officials are having to consider regional equality in environmental policies for the first time.
Sen. Joe Manchin yesterday threw cold water on Democrats’ best hope for transformative climate policy.
The Energy and Commerce Committee will begin voting today on a historic suite of climate and energy programs, as the panel prepares its section of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill.
U.S. climate envoy John Kerry is in India today to emphasize the need for greater action on global warming and highlight the United States' support for a swift transition to clean energy ahead of key climate talks in November.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom looks likely to survive the state's recall election tomorrow, multiple analysts said. The vote has major implications for the state's actions on climate change.
After a summer when heat waves, wildfires and hurricanes have underscored just how deadly climate change can be, especially among vulnerable populations, the need for a federal office focused on climate change and equity has perhaps never been starker.