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An environmentally friendly Republican Party showed up at a congressional hearing on climate change yesterday, offering solutions instead of skepticism and casting itself as the party of green innovation.
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand revealed a plan today to tackle global warming that builds on her support for carbon taxes and the Green New Deal.
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is planning a research conference on climate change — a first for the central bank.
The United Kingdom's new leader is being labeled an enemy of climate science and an ally of President Trump, but his public record paints a murkier picture.
China's pledge to cut its carbon dioxide emissions beginning in 2030 includes a generous gift for its downwind neighbors: less deadly air pollution.
Skeptics of human-caused climate change have often relied on a favorite argument involving the planet's natural climate cycles: Earth experienced natural warming and cooling long before humans began pumping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Now, scientists say they can show why that argument is wrong.
Pakistan is planning a wave of new wind and solar plants that will expand its clean energy capacity to about fifth of its total.
The bustling boat traffic on Europe's Rhine river ground to a halt for the first time in living memory last year, as shrinking alpine glaciers and severe drought made the key transport artery impassable. Those historic conditions could be repeated in a few weeks.
East Tennessee State University researchers have developed a device to measure environmental preferences of salamanders that live in southern Appalachia.
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told lawmakers at France's lower house of parliament that they need to listen to scientists on the issue of climate change and act now to avert a catastrophe.
California will team up with the United Nations to help insurers see the financial benefits of addressing climate change.
Moody's Investors Service is warning that U.S. auto, shipping and rail companies face heightened risks from climate change.
People with physical and mental disabilities have been placed illegally in nursing homes after natural disasters, a disability rights advocate charged yesterday in testimony that drew attention to the struggles many disabled people face when they evacuate their homes.
A New England environmental group can move ahead with new claims in an adaptation lawsuit against a fossil fuel producer accused of failing to adapt its facilities to climate change threats.
A multination project to build a fusion reactor cleared a milestone yesterday and is now 6 ½ years away from "First Plasma," officials announced.
Rep. Francis Rooney is the rare House Republican who sees carbon taxes as a solution to global warming — so much so that the Florida lawmaker plans to introduce a second measure tomorrow that would impose a new fee on carbon emissions.
The Trump EPA has tried to stack the deck against tougher standards for smog and soot by recruiting anti-regulatory advocates for key advisory committees.
A technology startup near Ontario's leafy border with Michigan says it has the answer to the world's plastic pollution problem: sawdust.
Europe is facing a second heatwave this summer, just weeks after the hottest June on record, intensifying concern over climate change and the rise in extreme weather events.
The University of Alaska's leadership in climate science could be threatened by budget cuts made through Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy's vetoes, according to a researcher at UA Southeast.