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A trade war over clean energy would imperil the global fight against climate change and hurt the U.S. renewables industry, warned U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai yesterday in a hearing before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee.
At OBI Seafoods, a sprawling operation with outposts throughout Alaska, there's all sorts of extra machinery for workers to master. At Whole Foods Market, there are new guidelines for purchasing salmon from wholesalers. And at Ivar's, a fixture on Seattle's waterfront for eight decades, the chef is sending back more and more salmon delivered to his kitchen.
Fire managers across the West are deploying bulldozers, aircraft and firefighting crews as they gird for what experts anticipate will be a damaging fire season worsened by the effects of climate change.
The tire industry has a sustainability problem and electric vehicles could make it worse, experts say.
Glaciers around the globe are losing ice at faster and faster rates, scientists say. New research suggests that melting worldwide has accelerated by around 30% in the last two decades alone.
President Biden made the case for bold climate action in his first address to Congress. His environmental legacy could depend on the reaction of lawmakers.
Justin Trudeau defended Canada's climate record against criticism its emissions targets aren't ambitious enough, arguing his government's carbon tax represents a more concrete plan.
France and Germany together laid out plans for billions in spending from the European Union's pandemic recovery fund aimed at fighting climate change and boosting the use of digital technology across the economy.
Germany and China agreed Monday to step up their cooperation in combating climate change in an effort to help keep global temperatures from rising by more than 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) by 2100.
Global methane emissions could be 50% lower by 2030 if a range of available mitigation solutions on oil and gas and other industries are deployed over the next decade, according to a new study.
Swiss prosecutors announced a criminal indictment Monday against a former official with the federal roads office and two co-conspirators over an alleged scheme to avert fees on CO2 emissions that stripped the government of 9 million Swiss francs (about $10 million) of potential revenue.
Clearer skies born of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns appear to have had an unexpected side effect: They reduced summer snowmelt in the Indus River Basin, which supplies fresh water to more than 300 million people in India and Pakistan.
The world's financial firms risk losing trillions of dollars because they are not properly preparing for climate change, according to a survey released today.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has launched a sweeping review of its disaster aid programs to evaluate whether they are unfair to minorities and other disadvantaged groups and if they are adequately addressing climate change.
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President Biden is expected to use his first congressional address tonight to tout how the first 100 days of his administration have yielded the most ambitious climate policy of any U.S. president.
President Biden redefined the climate fight to focus on investments rather than regulations. That scrambled the traditional model of reducing carbon emissions, and Republicans' opposition to it.
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) signed a pair of bills Friday to mitigate the skyrocketing storm-related utility costs from a February winter storm.
Lakes in Maine are freezing later and thawing sooner in recent years, a trend that has scientists worried about long-term impacts to water quality and aquatic life.
Japanese automaker Honda said Friday that it plans to phase out all of its gasoline-powered vehicles in North America by 2040, making it the latest major automaker with a goal of becoming carbon neutral.