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May 27, 2020
Big Oil loses appeal, climate suits go to California courts
Big Oil lost a pair of court battles Tuesday that could lead to trials in lawsuits by California cities and counties seeking ...
May 22, 2020
Cities find green ways to reduce storm floods
For more than a century, New Orleans has depended on canals and pumps to get rid of stormwater in a city where about half the ...
May 20, 2020
Study: World carbon pollution falls 17% during pandemic peak
The world cut its daily carbon dioxide emissions by 17% at the peak of the pandemic shutdown last month, a new study found.
May 19, 2020
Coronavirus threatens 'years of progress' on climate issues
The coronavirus pandemic threatens to derail any progress made in recent years to deal with the climate change crisis, ...
May 19, 2020
Spain drafts law eyeing climate neutrality by mid-century
The Spanish government is submitting for parliamentary approval a draft bill that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to ...
May 17, 2020
Tropical Storm Arthur forms, 1st named storm of season
Tropical Storm Arthur formed off the coast of Florida on Saturday, making it the sixth straight year for a named storm to ...
May 10, 2020
Virus delay, early ice melt challenge Arctic science mission
They prepared for icy cold and trained to be on the watch for polar bears, but a pandemic just wasn't part of the program.
May 02, 2020
Solar, wind energy struggle as coronavirus takes toll
The U.S. renewable energy industry is reeling from the new coronavirus pandemic, which has delayed construction, put ...
May 01, 2020
UN: Ozone depletion briefly spiked over Arctic in March
The U.N. meteorological agency says depletion of the ozone layer, which protects the Earth from harmful levels of ultraviolet ...
April 29, 2020
UK climate activists stranded in historic town in Kosovo
British climate activists Rosie Watson and Mike Elm were on an international bicycle and running tour to promote their green ...
April 28, 2020
UN chief: Use pandemic to 'rebuild our world for the better'
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres challenged leaders Tuesday to use the coronavirus pandemic to “rebuild our world for ...
April 27, 2020
Germany, Britain call for 'green recovery' from pandemic
Germany and Britain said Monday that efforts to revive the global economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic must ensure ...
April 24, 2020
Pandemic forces Arctic expedition to take 3-week break
Organizers of a year-long international Arctic science expedition say they have found a way to keep going despite ...
April 22, 2020
As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner
An unplanned grand experiment is changing Earth. As people across the globe stay home to stop the spread of the new ...
April 22, 2020
Climate activist: leaders must act in unison during crises
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday urged world leaders to act together, based on scientists' advice, in ...
April 20, 2020
Young climate activists slowed by pandemic, but not defeated
Jamie Margolin had not expected to be sitting in her bedroom right now. The high school senior had prom and graduation coming ...
April 16, 2020
Oil and gas giant Shell targets 'net zero' emissions by 2050
Energy company Royal Dutch Shell told investors Thursday that it aims to stop adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere by ...
April 13, 2020
As the going gets tough, America returns to experts for help
An invisible enemy is killing thousands and forcing people worldwide to cower behind closed doors. Unfounded conspiracy ...
April 10, 2020
New, larger wave of locusts threatens millions in Africa
Weeks before the coronavirus spread through much of the world, parts of Africa were already threatened by another kind of ...
April 02, 2020
UN climate summit postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19
This year's United Nations global climate summit is being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, host country Britain ...
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