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Experts say Oregon is becoming less resilient to drought as fewer seasons of abundant rain and snow prevent it from bouncing back from hot and dry conditions.
American farmers are preparing to fire up their tractors earlier than usual this year, and it’s an unexpected gift to oil markets.
Singapore will require mandatory climate-related disclosures for listed companies under proposals that aim to meet rising investor demand for commitments to tackle climate change.
Australian oil & gas producer Santos Ltd. will be challenged in court on its claim to have a “clear and credible” path to net zero greenhouse gas emissions from its operations, in a case brought by a climate activist group.
The United States is on track to smash its record for wind and solar installations for the second straight year. But that won't put it on course for a net-zero-emissions economy by midcentury.
A partnership among the state of Michigan, one of its largest utilities and a Utah-based carbon offset developer will help one of the state’s most popular forests store more carbon dioxide in its trees.
The nation's fastest-growing large coastal county, St. Johns, Fla., is among the nation’s riskiest for both coastal and riverine flooding, according to an E&E News analysis of census data and flood risk calculations from the First Street Foundation.
A landmark U.N. report on climate science could become a crucial piece of evidence in courtrooms around the world, environmental lawyers say.
Shortly after his inauguration, President Biden set an ambitious goal: to electrify the entire federal fleet. Now, his agencies are drafting a plan to phase out hundreds of thousands of internal-combustion engines, which analysts say could save the government billions of dollars and make a dent in one of the most intractable carbon-emitting sectors.
One of the most-viewed sites on Facebook was a subscription page for a conservative media outlet that promotes climate denial.
Russia expects to increase greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years and instead rely on its trees to meet its international climate obligations, according to a draft of the nation’s low-carbon development strategy.
Devastating floods in western Germany last month likely caused insured damage to the tune of about €7 billion ($8.2 billion), an insurance industry group said yesterday, significantly increasing its previous estimate.
Ineos Group, operator of a major U.K. refining and chemicals complex, is looking at hydrogen to cut its carbon emissions.
For the insurance industry to fulfill its stated commitment to combat climate change, it may want to accelerate its efforts to exit the oil and gas industry.
Owners of the electric Chevrolet Bolt are bucking General Motors’ recall guidelines and risking high-voltage battery pack fires, according to a new analysis.
Swiss Re Group is placing a groundbreaking decadelong bet on a startup working to commercialize technology for sucking carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.
A federal judge yesterday appeared skeptical of a lawsuit brought by Republican-led states over President Biden's executive order on climate change.
The two Nantucket women said they were suing the federal government because they wanted to save the North Atlantic right whale from offshore wind. Then a former member of President Trump’s EPA transition team stepped to the microphone to commend them for their bravery.
The ability of the United States to meet its international climate promises hangs on the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill now being crafted by Democrats in Congress.
The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan scattered a team of officials who had been preparing to attend a global climate convention as extreme drought leaves the mountainous country staggering. The timing couldn’t be worse.