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It has to happen if the world wants half a chance — literally — at meeting its most ambitious climate targets.
British Airways introduced a mechanism allowing customers to buy so-called sustainable aviation fuel to reduce their carbon footprints.
Environmental activists protesting car culture disrupted traffic on several highways around Munich before the opening yesterday of a leading auto show in the German city.
The European Commission said yesterday it would issue up to €250 billion in green bonds this fall as part of its plans to finance the 27-nation bloc's recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
The world's top Christian leaders — Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians — yesterday issued a joint appeal for delegates at the upcoming U.N. climate summit to "listen to the cry of the Earth" and make sacrifices to save the planet.
Claudine Jaenichen designs maps and other material aimed at helping people survive wildfires, hurricanes and other perils. She's advised 24 California cities and counties, and is consulting with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Poor countries that rely on fossil fuels face rising economic risk from national and regional efforts to impose prices on carbon emissions produced by burning oil, gas and coal, according to Moody's Investors Service.
Major insurers are joining forces to help the global sector quantify the planet-warming gases released through its underwriting activities.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has launched a top-to-bottom review of a program that cuts flood insurance premiums for millions of homeowners but has faced criticism for favoring large, affluent communities.
They say climate deserves a different budget standard, because the costs of inaction are huge yet difficult to quantify.
Officials at EPA are preparing to propose the nation's strongest rules against methane emissions this month, marking an escalation in the Biden administration's use of regulatory tools to reduce greenhouse gases from fossil fuel companies.
The southern winter that just ended in New Zealand was the warmest ever recorded, and scientists say that climate change is driving temperatures ever higher.
Greece’s center-right government has created a new ministry to address the impact of climate change and named former European Union commissioner Christos Stylianides as minister.
A major maritime industry association yesterday backed plans for a global surcharge on carbon emissions from shipping to help fund the sector's shift toward climate-friendly fuels.
The sovereign wealth fund of Norway says it’s working on a strategy update to ensure its $30 billion property portfolio lives up to the carbon neutrality goals mapped out in the Paris Agreement.
Homes rebuilt with mitigation grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency must be elevated at least 2 feet above the height that floodwaters are expected to reach, according to new federal guidelines.
The struggle to build what might become the next big thing in renewable energy started in a Colorado garage. The designers had gathered about $100 worth of rubber, tubing and valves for a wave energy experiment.
State insurance regulators are reinvigorating their efforts against the threat that climate change poses to the sprawling industry they oversee.
The world's largest facility dedicated to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is set to come online tomorrow in Iceland, a major milestone for the nascent direct air capture industry.
Southeast Louisiana is bracing for a mass exodus following Hurricane Ida, which has killed at least 13 people in the state and left hundreds of thousands without power, water and other essential services.