In Oregon, 11 important people are missing: Republican state lawmakers, who are nowhere to be found amid a partisan standoff now in its fifth day. The legislators walked out to stop the state Senate from acting on a contentious climate…
By William Brangham
The final Trump administration rule that would replace Obama's Clean Power Plan would give individual states wide discretion to decide whether to require efficiency upgrades at coal-fired power plants.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to introduce a bill banning new construction of glass skyscrapers as part of his efforts to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 30 percent.
By Associated Press
Democrats on Thursday introduced what they are calling the Green New Deal. The plan would require the U.S. government to reduce carbon emissions by overhauling how we get around, how we power our buildings and how we grow our food.
In our Thursday news wrap, the Trump administration wants to roll back Obama-era mandates that require coal-burning plants to install new technology or burn natural gas, which gives off less carbon. The proposal is the latest in a series of…
As the annual UN Climate Change Conference takes place in Poland, a new report declares that global carbon dioxide emissions are rising even faster, at levels that make the goals of the Paris Accord increasingly difficult to achieve. William Brangham…
In our Wednesday news wrap, global markets fell again due to continuing trade tensions between the U.S. and China, though Beijing did say it will abide by a tariff cease-fire. Also, President Trump did not comment on a newly released…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Environmental Protect Agency announced late Monday that acting administrator Andrew Wheeler planned to brief the news media by telephone Tuesday on greenhouse guidelines for states to set performance standards for existing coal-fired power plants.
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press
California's signature initiative to fight global warming will get another decade of life after lawmakers from both parties joined Gov. Jerry Brown in extending the law credited with reducing the state's carbon footprint.
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