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The Army Corps of Engineers will take unprecedented steps to reduce flood pressure on the Lower Mississippi River levee system by opening a major Louisiana spillway.
EPA plans to issue its first-ever greenhouse gas emissions standards for aircraft this fall, the agency confirmed last week.
The Cato Institute quietly shut down a program that for years sought to raise uncertainty about climate science, leaving the libertarian think tank co-founded by Charles Koch without an office dedicated to global warming.
POINTE COUPEE PARISH, La. — Floods keep inundating a neighborhood of 40 homes, so the state is relocating it to a nearby farm field. Its low-income residents are the latest climate refugees.
Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world.
Green parties' surprisingly strong showing in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament raised hopes — particularly among young voters — that global warming and other environmental issues will get more serious consideration on the continent.
A scorching heat wave weeks before the start of summer is gripping the Deep South, with several cities reporting the highest temperatures ever recorded in May.
The residents of the small riverside town of Mosby, Mo., have become accustomed to watching floods swamp their streets, transform their homes into islands, and ruin their floors and furniture.
The daylong workshop was billed as a discussion on how to pay for the Green New Deal.
In recent years, scores of corporations have made renewable energy pledges. RE100, a corporate initiative aimed at getting companies to commit to purchasing all their electricity from renewables, counts 176 companies among its members, including Ikea, Coca-Cola Co. and Apple Inc.
When Hurricane Harvey struck the shores of the Texas Gulf Coast in 2017, flooding inundated more than 10,000 homes upstream from two federally owned reservoirs.
The Interior Department claims that lifting the Obama administration's coal moratorium would have no real impact on the climate.
As some Republicans inch toward climate policy for the first time in years, those in the party who reject climate science are getting nervous that a more permanent shift is coming. And they're going on the attack.
Despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees, Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology.
Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $3 billion to help pay for flood control projects.
Alberta's new United Conservative Party government introduced a bill to repeal the oil-rich province's carbon tax, setting up a legal showdown with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over a cornerstone of his environmental policy.
In one of Tesla Inc.'s biggest markets, it's been stung by its own success.
In a rare twist of good fortune in the grim world of natural disasters, the federal government says it's better prepared for the upcoming hurricane season than in previous years because the devastating storms of 2017 and 2018 have left thousands of emergency workers along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
John Delaney yesterday became the latest Democratic candidate for president to outline a plan for climate change. But unlike many of his White House rivals, the former Maryland congressman would use a tax on carbon emissions to help wean the country off fossil fuels.
Sir Robert Watson has testified before Congress many times before, but it's never gone like this.