Energy companies have offered a combined $192 million for drilling rights on federal oil and gas reserves in the Gulf of Mexico in the first government lease sale under President Joe Biden.
By Matthew Brown, Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press
Negotiators at this year’s U.N. climate talks in Glasgow appeared to be backing away from a call to end all use of coal and phase out fossil fuel subsidies completely.
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Saudi Arabia’s energy minister has denied allegations that his country’s negotiators were working to slow down negotiations and water down commitments at the U.N. climate talks.
By Associated Press
Just a few years ago, this technology, known as “direct air capture,” was seen by many as an unrealistic fantasy. But the technology has evolved to where people consider it a serious tool in fighting climate change.
By Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
China's dependence on coal power helps make it the biggest current climate polluter, although the nation in recent years has made commitments to start curbing emissions.
The United Nations is summoning an unusual "witness" to testify to the dangers of burning fossil fuels that stoke global warming.
By Associated Press
For years, climate activists have put pressure on endowed institutions to end their investments in fossil fuel companies. MacArthur Foundation and Harvard University both announced last month that their institutions would end investments in fossil fuel companies.
By Menelaos Hadjicostis, Associated Press
A scientist at the Cyprus Institute's Climate and Atmosphere Research Center said that although this "can't happen overnight," governments have to make the switch within the next two decades to avert potentially "irreversible effects" such as desertification.
By Dana Cronin, Illinois Public Media
Farmers across the U.S. are struggling to keep their livestock cool enough amid rising temperatures and dangerous heat caused by climate change. As Illinois Public Media’s Dana Cronin reports, livestock producers are searching for ways to keep their animals safe.
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