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Climate change could spark a demand for vaccines for diseases such as Zika and Ebola worth up to $200 billion, according to Morgan Stanley.
Round two of the Democratic debate in Detroit hits the airwaves at 8 EDT tonight, and the participation of one candidate — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee — makes it likely that climate change will be a featured part of the conversation.
DETROIT — Climate change turned into a flashpoint at last night's Democratic debate when most of the 10 candidates jumped into an argument about the best way to fight rising temperatures without wrecking the American economy.
A claim for damages from Superstorm Sandy that has been rejected several times by the state of New Jersey has gotten new life from a divided state Supreme Court.
Amid the green Yelagiri hills of southern India, the train inches along the tracks, carrying what has become precious cargo: drinking water bound for Chennai, India's parched Motor City.
Ethiopians planted more than 200 million trees yesterday, which officials stated will be a world record. The ambitious initiative of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed aims to help restore the country's landscape, which experts say is fast being eroded by deforestation and climate change.
Britain has officially had its hottest day on record.
The environment will be an important issue in the 2020 elections for a large majority of California voters.
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing across the Atlantic Ocean to join a major U.N. climate conference in New York.
An outbreak of extreme heat across Europe this month is finally subsiding — and it may be headed for the Arctic next. According to meteorologists, the weather system is moving north toward Scandinavia and Greenland.
The expert panel advising EPA on particulate pollution doesn't include a representative from the discipline responsible for most of the scientific evidence that soot is a public health hazard.
Coal bailouts are in vogue. The only problem for the coal industry: They haven't been very successful.
Democratic candidates for president return to the stage tonight and tomorrow for a two-part debate in Detroit. Here's what they plan to do about climate change.
Oregon state lawmakers abandoned a multimillion-dollar project to develop early warning systems for earthquakes and wildfires, and scientists warn that the funding shakeup could endanger public safety and put Oregon further behind other West Coast states in preparing for natural disasters.
Sasol Ltd. said some of its South African plants are under threat from sulfur dioxide emission standards that it will need to comply with by 2025.
Indonesia's president said in an interview that he wants to see the speedy construction of a giant sea wall around Jakarta to prevent the low-lying capital from sinking under the sea, lending renewed backing and a sense of urgency to a slow-moving and politically contested megaproject.
The head of the United Nations is pressing governments to aim for carbon neutrality by 2050 if they are planning to participate in his September climate summit in New York.
The European Investment Bank is suggesting ending loans to fossil fuel projects by the end of next year, as part of the European Union's efforts to combat climate change.
Sports footwear company New Balance Athletics Inc. has become the latest big name to sign on to a U.N. climate compact for the fashion industry.
The nation's largest corporations are publicly warning about the risks that climate change poses to their businesses, saying that everything from severe weather to green competitors to increased regulation could cut profit.