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President Trump's new nominee for the Federal Reserve Board has long been hostile to climate science.
Party unity beat out presidential ambition yesterday as every Senate Democrat running for the White House joined together to protest a Republican-staged vote on the Green New Deal.
Nigerian business mogul Tony Elumelu plans to invest as much as $2.5 billion in power projects across Africa's electricity-starved biggest oil producer.
Authorities in Mozambique say that with a key road open to the badly damaged city of Beira, conditions on the ground improving and more international help arriving, vital aid to those hit by Cyclone Idai should now flow more freely.
A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest-shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds.
A Miami state lawmaker hopes his pair of black Bogs Bozeman mid-boots can inspire environmental conversations in Florida's Capitol, where the debate usually happens above leather dress shoes and hoisted heels.
Alaska may soon require schools to teach kids about global warming, even as new Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy takes the state in a rightward shift and rolls back his predecessor's climate policies.
An outdoor parking lot in a small Maryland city that routinely floods during high tide is a harbinger of the economic damage that sea-level rise will inflict on the coastal United States, according to a new study by Stanford University climate scientists.
Staff shortages and insufficient guidance from the Department of Housing and Urban Development have prolonged the release of $35 billion in federal disaster grants to hurricane-ravaged areas like Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, a government watchdog has found.
American nuclear power is poised to fall off a cliff.
The Green New Deal is a buzzword in Washington, drawing both inspiration and mockery depending on one's political persuasion, but voters in at least one key swing state haven't even heard of it.
Global carbon levels reached a record high last year, as surging demand for fossil fuels in the United States and Asia sent emissions soaring, the International Energy Agency said today.
The U.N. World Food Programme raised the crisis classification for Mozambique's flooding after it was struck by Tropical Cyclone Idai to its highest level, which it said put the disaster on par with Syria and Yemen.
European Union leaders on Friday pushed back a decision on the bloc's long-term efforts to fight climate change, with some countries opposing a pledge to end most emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.
Sri Lanka has successfully conducted a test on artificial rains in the tea-growing mountain region where hydroelectric power is generated, in a bid to avoid possible power cuts during the dry season, a spokesman said Friday.
A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S is about to conduct the shipping industry's biggest test yet of biofuel as it seeks to cut emissions and meet its target of becoming carbon-neutral by 2050.
In 2018, two major utilities announced they would close their coal plants early, replace them with renewables and save consumers money. A new report suggests more power companies could soon follow suit.
Hurricane Maria caused catastrophic destruction across Puerto Rico in 2017. Nearly two years later, researchers are still assessing the damage — and they're finding that Maria far outstrips other hurricanes in its impact on natural ecosystems.
A Trump administration proposal to vastly expand federal conservation land along the East Coast is facing protests from states and communities that say the plan will damage tourism industries that are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy in 2012.
Mayor Rick Eberlin of Grafton, Ill., knows that by the end of this week he will probably be in another fight with the Mississippi River.