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Norway's massive sovereign wealth fund has increased its exposure to coal reserves even after imposing restrictions on investing in the fossil fuel that's seen as one of the main catalysts for global warming, according to a report.
Tata Power Co. is seeking to set up electric vehicle chargers in the Indian capital, a company official said, as one of the most polluted cities on earth plans an ambitious push toward cleaner vehicles.
New research indicates Rhode Island's coastal real estate market is already feeling the effects of climate change.
Elect a Democratic president, expect less support for environmental spending, according to new research.
It could take a decade or more for Florida's timber industry to recover from Hurricane Michael's devastation, and the countless downed trees pose an immediate wildfire threat, Florida Forest Service Director Jim Karels told a state Senate committee Tuesday.
A new assessment by the National Intelligence Council warns that climate change could contribute to a growing number of refugees who flee violent conflicts that erupt from competition over food and other resources. It comes as President Trump rolls back programs to address climbing temperatures.
Droughts, heat waves and other extreme climate-related events are growing concerns in a warming world. Studies have found climate change is already fueling an increase in some extreme events and that they're likely to worsen as temperatures continue to climb.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed an executive order yesterday to join the U.S. Climate Alliance, bringing one of America's largest coal producing states and carbon emitters into a coalition dedicated to upholding the terms of the Paris climate accord.
Researchers in the United Kingdom have found the strongest link yet between climate change, conflict and migration.
It's just a few weeks into the presidential primary season, and already Democratic contenders are talking far more about climate change than they have in the past.
As scientists seek more ways to harness nature's power to produce renewable energy, there's one energy source burned naturally every day that isn't being harnessed: calories.
Four of the world's 10 costliest natural disasters in 2018 occurred in the United States, accounting for nearly $53 billion in economic losses and 176 deaths, according to the global reinsurance firm Aon PLC.
Bank of America Corp. worries flooded homeowners will default on their mortgages. The Walt Disney Co. is concerned its theme parks will get too hot for vacationers, while AT&T Inc. fears hurricanes and wildfires may knock out its cell towers.
The global economy will grow around 3 percent annually in 2019 and 2020, but rising climate risks, waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes and increasing debt are clouding prospects, the United Nations said Monday.
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro used his first turn on the world stage yesterday to tell the global finance community that Brazil is open for business.
A leaked proposal to impose universal speed limits on the Autobahn is causing outrage among car-loving Germans.
The Justice Department's environment division is trotting out its top political official to argue the government's appeal in the kids' climate case.
It's a new winter tradition: The president of the United States mocks climate science when it's cold outside.
HANOVER, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee yesterday provided a glimpse of what a climate-focused presidential campaign would look like, arguing here that the world cannot wait another four years for America's chief executive to prioritize steep reductions in greenhouse gases.
Ten of the world's biggest oil companies began addressing climate change collectively in 2014. Most American companies were not among them.