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New York's landmark climate bill, which commits America's third-largest state to effectively eliminating greenhouse emissions by midcentury, ranks among U.S. climate hawks' greatest political victories.
Democrats running for president want to electrify American transportation. That might hurt the party's chances of winning a key state that makes gasoline-powered cars.
Massachusetts House lawmakers have approved legislation creating a $1.3 billion fund to help local cities and towns address climate change.
France's interior minister warned as the country suffered through another heat wave that drownings across the country are up 30% this month compared with last July.
The mining industry is starting to split on who bears responsibility for all the carbon emissions caused by smelting iron ore into steel.
A Springfield, Ill., meteorologist fired in June for criticizing his TV station's severe weather alert brand has been hired at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
The Environmental Defense Fund is taking EPA to court over what it claims are unlawfully redacted documents concerning "attacks on climate science."
Longtime environmental activist and recent presidential contender Tom Steyer released a new climate plan yesterday that tracks with what many of his rivals in the Democratic primary want to do about the threat of a warmer planet.
EPA's power plant carbon rule gives utilities six ways to become more efficient, but it assumes industry won't use two of them.
Two outspoken critics of mainstream climate science are launching a new project aimed at undermining EPA's 2009 endangerment finding on greenhouse gas emissions.
It was around lunchtime on Thursday, June 20, when Bill Wehrum strode out of a hearing room in the Rayburn House Office Building.
The full spectrum of Republican climate politics was on display yesterday. So was the generational divide driving it.
The deal inked between automakers and California raises questions about the industry's greenhouse gas emissions and whether the Trump administration will react aggressively.
Namibia's state-run utility will build four plants powered by renewable energy over the next five years as the southern African nation seeks to guarantee local supplies and cut its use of fossil fuels.
BHP Group, the world's biggest mining company, pledged $400 million in research funding to tackle carbon emissions caused by its customers such as steel mills.
The main global organization for certifying sustainable wood says one of its members destroyed tropical forests in easternmost Indonesia but it stopped short of expelling the company.
Boston, San Francisco and Seattle received top marks in a clean energy scorecard released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.
General Motors' Cruise autonomous vehicle unit is backing off plans to start a self-driving ride service by the end of this year, with its CEO saying more time is needed to make sure it runs safely.
Europe will roast today as a dangerous heat wave and drought grips the continent, the World Meteorological Organization is warning.
A bipartisan duo of lawmakers is pushing legislation to help communities bounce back from floods, fires, droughts and other climate disasters.