President Trump is keeping a signature pledge to roll back environmental regulations as part of his goal of boosting the coal industry. His new Affordable Clean Energy rule favors incremental improvements and grants discretion to individual states to determine whether…
A new UN report reveals the extent to which mankind is changing life on Earth. Written by an international panel of experts, it concludes that nearly a quarter of animal and plant groups are at risk of extinction, some within…
Protesters celebrated the victory, but some said Macron's surrender came too late and is no longer enough to quell the mounting anger at their president, whom they consider out-of-touch with the problems of ordinary people.
By Sylvie Corbet, Samuel Petrequin, Angela Charlton, Associated Press
Pope Francis told world oil executives Saturday that the transition to less-polluting energy sources “is a challenge of epochal proportions,” and warned that satisfying the globe’s energy needs “must not destroy civilization.”…
By Associated Press
The U.S. delegation's fondness for coal and nuclear may provide abundant cover to other nations to continue polluting. That means we're going to need technology now more than ever.
By Emily S. Bernhardt
The difference between coal and renewable energy is not whether they each pollute, but the forms that pollution takes, writes Duke University ecologist Emily S. Bernhardt.
By PBS NewsHour
Norway's vast wealth comes from decades of gas and oil production, yet its citizens are turning their backs on fossil fuels and embracing electric cars like nowhere else. In fact, the Norwegian government is planning to end sales of gasoline…
By Saskia de Melker, Laura Fong, Stephanie Sy
Climate change is one of many issues seen as dividing Democrats and Republicans. A dominant wing of the GOP has denied climate change exists, as some Democrats have tried to reduce air pollution and push for alternative forms of energy.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
A Congressional Review Act measure to repeal the methane waste reduction rule failed on a vote of 51-to-49 in the Republican-led chamber.
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