The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded just under $14 million for an attempt to build a hydrogen-energy production facility at a nuclear power plant in Minnesota with the help of a research lab in Idaho.
By Keith Ridler, Associated Press
The election-year plan backed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other leaders is less ambitious than a sweeping Green New Deal that a group of progressive Democrats outlined last year.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, Beijing sharply criticized Congress over a bill blasting China’s detention of ethnic Muslims. China's foreign ministry warned the reprimand could affect ongoing trade negotiations. Also, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani again claimed the U.S. helped foment…
In the U.S., 30 to 40 percent of food produced never makes it to a dining table. Much of that waste ends up in landfills. But some companies are pursuing new techniques to reduce and redistribute surplus -- plus process…
By Allison Aubrey, NPR, Mary Beth Durkin, Food4Thought Producer
The United Nations has an alarming assessment of climate change and how countries around the world are not doing nearly enough to slow its damage before it becomes worse. The report finds that the warming effect of greenhouse gases on…
President Trump announced Monday that in a year, the U.S. will formally withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The global accord was signed in 2015 by nearly 200 nations pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to slow the planet’s warming.
By Courtney Vinopal
Organic agriculture is billed as better for the environment, but a wholesale shift to this farming practice could increase net greenhouse gas emissions, a new study reports.
By Morteza Taiebat, Ming Xu, The Conversation
A recent study, published on September 10, sheds light on the global carbon footprint of U.S. households.
After millions of protesters marched around the globe to demand action on climate change, we more closely examine what policies they are proposing. Miles O’Brien joins William Brangham to discuss current sources of U.S. energy and what it would take…
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