Suga, who took office in mid-September, set climate change as one of his main policy goals along with promoting a digital transformation of Japanese society — issues which were left behind by his predecessor.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Xi's announcement during a speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly is a significant step for the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases and was immediately cheered by climate campaigners.
By Associated Press
According to a new study, the world cut its daily carbon dioxide emissions by 17% at the height of the pandemic shutdown last month.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
In an effort to move away from fossil fuels, U.S. communities from California to Massachusetts are instituting bans on natural gas in new construction. Proponents say the measures are critical for speeding the transition to an all-electric future powered by…
By Jonathan Mingle, Yale Environment 360
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Despite mocking the idea of climate change, President Donald Trump will preside over one of the country’s sharpest drops in climate-damaging emissions on record, as the economic paralysis from the coronavirus tamps down energy use, according to an Energy Department…
By Associated Press
Data published Tuesday showed declines in rich countries balancing out a rise in poor nations.
By Nsikan Akpan
Inventors claim their carbon capture “battery” could return CO2 to preindustrial levels within 40 years, but first it has some economic hurdles to overcome.
By Marc Levy, Associated Press
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf took a step toward capping greenhouse gas emissions from power plants Thursday, part of an effort to fight climate change in a heavily populated and fossil fuel-rich state that has long been one of the nation's…
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