Almost 200 nations accepted a compromise deal Saturday aimed at keeping a key global warming target alive, but it contained a last-minute change that watered down crucial language about coal.
By Seth Borenstein, Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Poland, the second-biggest user of coal in Europe after Germany, appeared to backtrack on any ambitious new commitments for ending coal.
By Associated Press
Critics noted the several major economies still have not set a date for ending their dependence on the fuel that is a major source of planet-warming emissions.
By Frank Jordans, Sylvia Hui, Associated Press
One focus of the initiative will be helping to create new jobs for tens of thousands of people in South Africa’s coal mining industry.
By Associated Press
By Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press
The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue.
By Cathy Bussewitz, John Flesher, Patrick Whittle, Associated Press
The U.S. renewable energy industry is reeling from the new coronavirus pandemic, which has delayed construction, put thousands of skilled laborers out of work and sowed doubts about solar and wind projects on the drawing board.
In our news wrap Monday, a New York federal appeals court ruled President Trump’s 2011 tax returns must be turned over to state prosecutors, as part of an investigation into payments to two women claiming affairs with Trump. Also, Iran…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The proposal overhauls a 2015 rule on release of contaminated wastewater from power plants.
By Cathy Bussewitz, John Raby, Associated Press
Former Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray said the move was necessary to access liquidity and best position the company for long-term success.
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