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Germany's Daimler Truck AG and Sweden's Volvo Group say they plan to jointly manufacture hydrogen fuel cells for trucks in Europe starting in 2025 and called on European Union policymakers to boost incentives for climate-neutral technologies.
China will make cutting emissions a focus of its ecological strategy in the next five years, President Xi Jinping said, vowing to call off projects which consume a lot of energy and can't meet environmental standards.
Climate envoy John Kerry has been the face of U.S. environmental diplomacy since President Biden took office. Under newly introduced legislation, he would be just one among many officials trying to sell the world on American-style climate action.
The German government on Friday announced that it will swiftly adjust its law aiming to curb climate change, after the country's top court ruled that existing legislation places an unfair burden on younger generations.
Wall Street executives signaled last week that they don't intend to fight climate change by reducing the money they lend to high-carbon businesses, including oil and gas.
Warren Buffett helped to defeat a shareholder resolution Saturday that urged his sprawling conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to inform investors of the risks it faces from climate change. The billionaire also offered a full-throated defense of the oil and gas industry.
A large utility in the Northeast urged a coalition of 15 gas companies to oppose a growing movement to electrify home heating and cooling systems. Natural gas faces the "fight of its life," one document said.
Emergency officials have long pondered how to convince the public to follow evacuation orders.
Austria's top energy official told OMV AG it must start figuring out how to do business without fossil fuels now or risk losing its business in three decades.
Environmental risks posed to habitats including Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef mean a mining tycoon's planned new coal project shouldn't go ahead, according to regulators.
Despite a healthy amount of snowfall in the North Cascades over the winter and some recent rain, the Pacific Northwest slid last week into the "abnormally dry" drought category.
The European Central Bank is preparing to challenge lenders in the region on their view of how much risk they face from climate change and may impose individual requirements for those found to be most exposed.
Germany's highest court yesterday said the nation must expand a 2019 climate law to protect young people and future generations from the harms of global warming.
Researchers had hoped that new Arctic plants growing in response to a warming climate might help capture atmospheric carbon dioxide, offsetting some effects of climate change.
Climate change, and growing shareholder concern about the problem, is posing a major challenge to Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and the old school-style investing he's famous for.
The Supreme Court is unlikely to grant a petition from red states asking the justices to review EPA's authority to regulate carbon emissions, environmental lawyers say.
President Biden's plan to rapidly shift to electric vehicles and renewable energy could find itself in conflict with another, less prominent commitment: improving the sustainability of the mineral and metals sector.
The global climate summit could prove to be a catalyst for a rebound in Asia's environment-related stocks, which have been underperforming the broader market this year.
In 43 years of farming, Morey Hill had seen crop-destroying weather, rock-bottom prices, trade fights and surges in government aid, but not until last year had he endured it all in one season.
Denmark aims to boost spending on green farming technologies to slash carbon emissions in one of its most polluting industries as part of the measures to reach the Nordic country's ambitious climate targets.