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EMISSIONS: N.Y. enacted a landmark climate law. Now comes the hard part

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 6:53am
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.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Dems need to flip Mich. Can EVs help them do it?

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 6:53am
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: State House passes $1B for local climate change projects

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
Massachusetts House lawmakers have approved legislation creating a $1.3 billion fund to help local cities and towns address climate change.

TEMPERATURES: Drownings up in France as people try to escape the heat

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
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.

MINING: Executives split on who bears burden of climate change

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
The mining industry is starting to split on who bears responsibility for all the carbon emissions caused by smelting iron ore into steel.

PEOPLE: Fired meteorologist lands at Lincoln presidential museum

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
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.

COURTS: Lawsuit seeks info on Pruitt's climate debate

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
The Environmental Defense Fund is taking EPA to court over what it claims are unlawfully redacted documents concerning "attacks on climate science."

CAMPAIGN 2020: Steyer unveils climate plan as CNN announces forum

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
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: ACE rule excluded key details, researchers say

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
EPA's power plant carbon rule gives utilities six ways to become more efficient, but it assumes industry won't use two of them.

POLITICS: Duo touting CO2 has a new plan: Attack EPA climate finding

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
Two outspoken critics of mainstream climate science are launching a new project aimed at undermining EPA's 2009 endangerment finding on greenhouse gas emissions.

EPA: Investigations and a disputed legacy follow Wehrum

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
It was around lunchtime on Thursday, June 20, when Bill Wehrum strode out of a hearing room in the Rayburn House Office Building.

POLITICS: 'Get back to school' — GOP climate divisions on display

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
The full spectrum of Republican climate politics was on display yesterday. So was the generational divide driving it.

CAR RULES: 5 questions about the surprise deal

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 6:42am
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: Nation announces $338M, 5-year renewable energy strategy

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 7:00am
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.

FINANCE: BHP pledges $400M in climate change investment

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 7:00am
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.

FORESTS: Sustainable wood group sanctions Korean-Indonesian company

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 7:00am
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.

EFFICIENCY: Boston leads 2019 green city scorecard

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 7:00am
Boston, San Francisco and Seattle received top marks in a clean energy scorecard released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.

AUTOS: GM delays autonomous ride service beyond 2019

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 7:00am
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.

EXTREME WEATHER: Europe heat wave could push July into the record books

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 7:00am
Europe will roast today as a dangerous heat wave and drought grips the continent, the World Meteorological Organization is warning.

DISASTERS: Extreme weather spurs a push for resilience loans

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 7:00am
A bipartisan duo of lawmakers is pushing legislation to help communities bounce back from floods, fires, droughts and other climate disasters.

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