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FRANCE: Fuel tax protests persist as number of injured tops 500

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 7:30am
Citizen protests of fuel tax hikes are choking facilities critical to the French economy, and police have orders to remove the drivers blocking sensitive sites to show their anger, France's interior minister said yesterday.

AUSTRALIA: Nation ranks cheap power above climate

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 7:30am
A new poll shows Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's focus on getting power bills down may be starting to pay dividends. But it also suggests his failure to establish a coherent narrative on tackling climate change could hurt his government at the ballot box.

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Arrested auto executive is a 'huge advocate' for EVs

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 7:30am
The arrest and firing yesterday of an early champion of electric vehicles has left automakers and environmentalists on both sides of the Atlantic reeling.

CONGRESS: New Rules chairman aims to bridge Dems' divide on climate

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 7:30am
The incoming House Rules Committee chairman has waded into the Democratic debate over how to proceed with climate policy.

Q&A: Architect of failed climate bill finds hope for future

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 7:30am
One of the architects of the most sweeping climate policy ever passed is watching the current political moment with an equal mixture of dread and hope.

LAW: 'Up to the courts': The 50-state climate change strategy

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 7:30am
In the summer of 2011, Des Moines teenager Glori Dei Filippone sued state agencies in Iowa over climate change.

GREEN CLIMATE FUND: Inside a foiled plan to use climate cash to help oil

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 7:30am
The nation of Bahrain tried to get money from the Green Climate Fund to help its oil industry. It shows how susceptible the global program is to political interference.

SWITZERLAND: Kids' postcards blanket Alpine glacier in eco-friendly stunt

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
Kids across the world expressed concerns about global warming by joining forces to create what organizers say is the world's biggest postcard on a glacier in the Swiss Alps.

HURRICANE FLORENCE: S.C. damage estimates from storm cut in half

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
The damage done by Hurricane Florence earlier this year is about half of what had been originally feared, officials said Friday.

ENDANGERED SPECIES: Study finds healthy group of polar bears in sea near Alaska

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
The first formal count of polar bears in waters between the United States and Russia indicates they're doing better than some of their cousins elsewhere.

ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Group charts path to reduce 'trickier' sectors' emissions

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
Industry and shipping are the hardest climate nuts to crack. Together, they account for about a third of global greenhouse gas emissions, but the cost-competitive technology needed to green both sectors is in short supply.

CALIFORNIA: PG&E's wildfire crisis imperils state's climate ambitions

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
California's ambitious drive to combat climate change may hinge on the fate of its biggest utility owner.

MINNESOTA: Renewables to surge with 'no impact to taxpayers' — report

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
Minnesota is on its way to hitting its renewable energy goals — and it won't cost taxpayers any extra.

EMISSIONS: Colo. formally adopts tougher car rules

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
In a pointed rebuke to President Trump, Colorado will officially become the 14th state to adopt California's tougher clean car rules.

CONGRESS: Bipartisan climate advocates down but not out after midterms

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
Citizens' Climate Lobby is nothing if not persistent.

COURTS: DOJ backing climate science? Blame Obama, official says

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
A top Justice Department lawyer was quick to point to Obama administration officials Saturday when asked why the government hasn't challenged climate science in high-profile litigation brought by youth plaintiffs.

WILDFIRES: Calif. reels from fatal megablaze

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
President Trump on Saturday toured a California region decimated by wildfire and said he'd never seen anything like it. And he just saw a snippet.

CONGRESS: Is a carbon tax part of the Green New Deal?

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
The grand vision of the Green New Deal has turned into a rallying cry for young progressives, but amid the enthusiasm for solar panels and guaranteed jobs, there remain questions about how it would work, how it would be funded and whether it's the best way to fight climate change.

WHITE HOUSE: Trump's 10 scapegoats on warming. Here's the list

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 7:34am
President Trump likes to take his Thanksgiving turkey with a side of skepticism. He punctuates his mistrust in climate science as the weather turns colder.

AGRICULTURE: Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 7:40am
The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart.