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Major utility questions Biden's signature climate plan

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 6:57am
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."

Vt. plans public meetings about climate action plan

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 6:47am
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.

Conservation group wants to create Maine oyster reef

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 6:47am
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.

Sweden mulls new economic rulebook citing 'acute climate crisis'

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 6:46am
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 unveils ESG framework to scrutinize investments

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 6:45am
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.

Climate migration 'hot spots' expected within a decade

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 6:44am
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.

2 climate hawks join financial agencies

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 6:44am
Officials tapped two climate hawks this week to join financial agencies amid intensifying debate over regulators’ responsibility — and capacity — to tackle global warming.

Biden says climate inaction endangers firefighters

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 6:43am
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.

Rare Arctic hurricane dampens historic Greenland melting

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 6:41am
Larry’s unusual track is the latest oddity in an eventful summer for the Greenland ice sheet.

Automakers blast EV tax credit over union provision

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 6:40am
Major auto companies are pushing back against an expansive clean energy tax bill they say discriminates against manufacturers whose workers are not unionized.

Russia could fuel U.S. nuclear plants without political fix

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 6:38am
Without a lifeline in the budget reconciliation bill, the next generation of nuclear power in the United States could be powered by Russia.

Oil-rich Norway goes to polls with climate on the agenda

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 6:52am
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 ends cooperation on emissions effort with Norway

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 6:51am
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.

Wildfire forces closure of part of freeway in California

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 6:50am
A wildfire near Castaic on Saturday led to the closure of a part of a major freeway in Southern California, officials told local media.

China’s poor worry about climate justice in net-zero push

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 6:49am
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.

Manchin: This Democratic climate policy 'makes no sense'

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 6:47am
Sen. Joe Manchin yesterday threw cold water on Democrats’ best hope for transformative climate policy.

6 things to watch as panel votes on historic environment bill

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 6:46am
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.

Kerry to announce U.S. aid for India's clean energy goals

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 6:45am
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.

Polls show support for Newsom ahead of Calif. recall

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 6:44am
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.

U.S. climate equity office debuts with 'teeny-weeny’ budget

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 6:43am
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.