Diplomats and negotiators from nearly 200 countries struggled to reach a global accord on reducing emissions to ease the impact of climate change. Friday was scheduled to be the last day of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland. But deep…
By William Brangham, Sam Lane
The House gave final legislative approval Friday to a resolution that would undo a Trump-era rule that relaxed requirements of a 2016 Obama administration rule targeting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
As part of his administration's broader climate change strategy, President Joe Biden has made investing in electric vehicles a major focus of his infrastructure proposal. And this week, he's promoted the importance of technological innovation at a global climate summit.
By William Brangham, Kate Grumke
Biden made an ambitious pledge to cut by at least one-half the damaging fumes that America is pumping out. Biden said the world faces “a moment of peril but a moment of opportunity.”…
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Christina Larson, Matthew Daly, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, India set new high records with 2,000 deaths and 295,000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours. Meanwhile, the United States reached 200 million vaccinations. There's word that President Joe Biden will pledge to cut U.S. greenhouse…
By Barry Hatton, Associated Press
A top European court is forcing 33 governments to prove they are cutting emissions in line with the requirements of the 2015 Paris climate accord.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Cathy Bussewitz, John Flesher, Matthew Brown, Michael Casey, Associated Press
The AP's findings run counter to statements in late June by Susan Bodine, EPA's assistant administrator for enforcement, who told lawmakers the pandemic was not causing "a significant impact on routine compliance, monitoring and reporting" and that industry wasn't widely…
By Allison Aubrey, NPR
With more people staying at home, food waste has grown across the country. Even before the pandemic nearly $281 billion worth of food was thrown away. Special Correspondent Allison Aubrey reports on the aggressive effort by Denver, Colorado, to tackle…
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy announced Tuesday that the German automaker would plead guilty to felony charges.
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