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
Air travel is picking up steadily as more Americans get vaccinated. While that's good news for the industry, it's bad news for climate change prevention efforts. Miles O'Brien looks at efforts to reduce airplane emissions and help airlines fly greener…
By Miles O'Brien, Will Toubman
One of the main causes of the carbon emissions that drive climate change is automobiles. And General Motors made big waves in its industry recently by announcing a dramatic ramp up in electric vehicle production, and plans to be carbon…
By William Brangham
The International Energy Agency says oil and gas companies aren’t doing enough to reduce the release of methane, a potent source of planet-heating emissions.
By Associated Press
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber
In a live-streamed auction in Anchorage, Alaska on Wednesday, federal officials accepted bids for leases to explore oil and gas across 1.6 million acres of land—land that, until 2017, had been protected from fossil fuel development as part of the…
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.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Tom Krisher, Associated Press
The Trump administration is expected to release a final rule Tuesday on mileage standards through 2026.
From fires to floods, the warming climate is reshaping the globe. In fact, the decade of the 2010s was the hottest ever recorded on Earth. And although activists and scientists have long been sounding the alarm, a new voice joined…
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
Amazon has an enormous carbon footprint. And Amazon workers have been vocal in criticizing some of the company's practices.
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