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CALIFORNIA: State extends low-carbon fuel standard through 2030

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 8:31am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California regulators last week extended their emissions trading program for transportation fuels through 2030 and created a new point-of-sale rebate for electric vehicle buyers.

EPA: Gina McCarthy: These are 'crazy ass' times

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 8:31am
Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is fuming about the Trump administration.

SEA-LEVEL RISE: It's city vs. state in fight over future of Calif. beaches

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 8:31am
A powerful California agency wants to draw a line in the sand over sea walls and homeowners' rights to keep their properties as the ocean rises.

HARASSMENT: 'Climate Barbie' won't be a 'shrinking violet'

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 8:31am
Climate Barbie is done with this.

ADAPTATION: 2 towns, 2 storms and America's imperiled poor

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 8:31am
Hurricanes Harvey and Florence damaged scores of public housing units, reducing the already limited number of homes for financially vulnerable people. It's no accident these buildings were constructed in low-lying areas. Land in the floodplain is cheaper.

TRANSPORTATION: Scooter-rental startup Lime expands in Israel, Vienna

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:22am
U.S. electric scooter-rental startup Lime was set to launch in Vienna yesterday and is preparing to hit the ground in Israel next month, the latest moves in the rapid international expansion of the companies.

RENEWABLES: Chinese firm to make all its panels with just solar power

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:22am
In a first for the solar industry, China's Longi Green Energy Technology Co. plans to produce all of its panels using solar power in as little as three years.

COAL: Europe may have built its last plant, Goldman says

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:21am
Western Europe may already have built its last coal power plant as governments everywhere crack down on greenhouse gas pollution.

AUSTRALIA: Where it's so dry even cows shower, climate gets ignored

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:21am
From cooling showers for cows to airport runways designed for higher sea levels, businesses and parts of Australia's 2.7 trillion Australian dollar ($2 trillion) pension industry are starting to find ways to live with rising temperatures.

GREEN CLIMATE FUND: U.S. called on to pay more based on emissions, wealth

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:21am
The United States would be responsible for funding nearly half the Green Climate Fund under a new proposal released yesterday by the World Resources Institute.

AVIATION: Supersonic travel coming soon? This official hopes so

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:21am
A top federal aviation official yesterday touted the benefits of supersonic flights, which environmentalists fear will lead to more planet-warming emissions.

PRECIPITATION: More rain could scramble assumptions about construction

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:21am
A revision of peak rainfall estimates in Texas could reshape future development, including the way buildings, highways, bridges and other infrastructure are constructed in floodplains.

EXTREME WEATHER: As Atlantic warms, major hurricanes are a growing threat

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:21am
Unusually warm water in the Atlantic spurred the intense 2017 hurricane season that included Hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Irma, researchers have found.

SCIENCE: A huge freezer, ice cores and ancient grasshopper legs

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:21am
DENVER — One of the coolest places when it comes to climate change is the Ice Core Facility, a large warehouse here funded by the National Science Foundation. It contains 11 miles of ice cores, from holes drilled into glaciers around the world.

FINANCE: The bank where greens put their greenbacks

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 8:21am
Amalgamated Bank is a blip compared with banking behemoths Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Co. But Amalgamated is carving out a niche as the go-to bank for environmentalists, who say they're drawn to its progressive legacy and climate policies.

TECHNOLOGY: Zinc-air batteries provide power in remote areas

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:45am
Remote villages in Africa and Asia are receiving electricity using a little-known type of technology: zinc-air batteries.

SUSTAINABILITY: Craft beer is model for meat industry, says famous scientist

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:45am
One of the most renowned voices in the world of meat production says there's a battle taking place for the future of the livestock industry.

FINANCE: World Bank offers $1B for batteries in emerging markets

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:45am
The World Bank Group committed $1 billion to finance battery storage systems in developing and middle-income countries, and expects its participation to attract another $4 billion in backing from investors as well as public and private funds.

FINANCE: Climate is 'mainstream' risk in banks, regulator says

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:45am
One of the world's top banking regulators said yesterday that climate change is becoming a "mainstream" concern in financial markets.

HURRICANE FLORENCE: Storm's cleared, but S.C. is still battling floodwaters

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:45am
South Carolina officials remained in "full battle mode" in two coastal counties, Gov. Henry McMaster (R) said yesterday, as floodwater continued to course its way down the state's Pee Dee River Basin.

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