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The eating habits of white people have a greater impact on climate change than those of other demographic groups in the United States, according to a new study.
A climate science advisory panel disbanded by the Trump administration released a report today outlining the steps communities can take to prepare for climate change.
States are stepping up efforts to regulate a group of potent greenhouse gases used in air conditioners, refrigerators and insulating foams.
In suggesting that noise from wind turbines causes cancer, President Trump has added another untruth to a long line of inaccurate — and often bizarre — statements he's made over the years about climate change or renewable energy, especially wind power.
Italy must more than double its capacity to store electricity if it wants to slash pollution from burning fossil fuels, the head of the nation's power transmission network said.
Germany's greenhouse gas emissions fell 4.2% in 2018, the first major decrease in Europe's biggest economy in four years, thanks in large part to warm weather.
Fresh off reports that it's exploring a venture with PSA Group to build cars in Europe, the chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said the automaker will remain an active player in helping to shape an automotive industry being transformed by technology.
BlackRock Inc., the world's largest money manager, is boosting its bet on clean energy.
Landslides on a large Arctic island in Canada have increased by sixtyfold, a staggering amount that scientists say is linked to thawing permafrost. And rising air temperatures are clearly to blame, the researchers say.
The United Kingdom has seen a drop in clean energy investment since it began the process of leaving the European Union in 2016, and some experts say Brexit could dampen its growth even more.
The head of NASA extolled the value of climate science before lawmakers yesterday but would not say whether his agency is participating in a White House effort to cast doubt on that science.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee made a campaign stop yesterday at the Rayburn House Office Building.
CHEAT MOUNTAIN, W.Va. — Red spruce blanketed the mountains of West Virginia a century ago, before being decimated by the saw blade and acid rain from coal plants. Now they're replacing the mines that helped kill them.
Small signs of rebuilding are sprouting in the California town of Paradise this spring, including the issuing of the first permits to rebuild two of the 11,000 homes destroyed five months ago by wildfire.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says the state has a duty to protect the environment but held off from agreeing humans are the reason behind climate change.
Global socially responsible investments grew by 34% to $30.7 trillion over the past two years, lifted by Japanese pension funds, retail investors everywhere and broad, growing concern about climate change.
Ryanair Holdings PLC was one of the 10 biggest polluters in Europe last year, a first for a company that doesn't run coal-fired power plants.
Canada's federal government imposed a carbon price on four provinces yesterday that refused to adopt their own programs as tensions over climate policy flare ahead of this year's national elections.
Arctic sea ice continues to suffer long-term declines — and many scientists are concerned the region is inching toward a future that will see no ice cover during the warmest months. Ice-free summers could help accelerate climate change in the rapidly warming Arctic, scientists say, and have profound consequences on the region's delicate ecosystem, from algae to polar bears.
Jim Brainard is a creature of Washington, D.C., even though the six-term mayor of Carmel, Ind., lives more than 500 miles from Capitol Hill and has no plans this year to run for Congress.