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MASSACHUSETTS: Bill seeks to speed transition to renewable energy

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:00am
A bill filed at the Massachusetts Statehouse seeks to help speed the state's transition to renewable forms of energy.

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Tesla can start delivering Model 3 in Europe

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:00am
Tesla Inc. received permission to start selling its Model 3 in Europe, clearing the final hurdle in bringing the electric-car maker's top seller to the home turf of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

EXTREME WEATHER: Tornado hits hurricane-damaged air base in Fla.

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:00am
Buildings on a Florida air base were damaged Saturday by an apparent tornado, according to officials at the base, which was hammered by Hurricane Michael last fall.

BUSINESS: Climate tops risk list as leaders gather in Davos

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:00am
Climate change is the top economic and social risk facing the world.

GERMANY: Crucial European river is running dry as glaciers shrink

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:00am
Kevin Kilps' car ferry churns the waters of Germany's Rhine river as he steers toward the bank opposite Kaub, a scenic village just south of the rocky outcropping named after the legendary siren Lorelei.

PUBLIC OPINION: Most Americans concerned about human-caused warming — poll

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:00am
Nearly three-quarters of Americans believe climate change is happening, and most agree it is caused by human activity, according to a new poll.

PENNSYLVANIA: Top 3 emitter gets in the global warming game

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:00am
Pennsylvania is the energy giant of the Northeast. It is America's second- and third-largest producer of natural gas and coal, respectively. Only Texas and California emit more carbon dioxide among states.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Dems pitched climate messages. Where was Kamala Harris?

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:00am
Democrats eyeing a run for president had a big opportunity to pitch their climate messages last week.

POLITICS: Trump's wall might be his biggest climate project

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:00am
President Trump likely would scoff at any suggestion that his desire for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border has anything to do with climate change.

RENEWABLES: It's taking fewer and fewer people to develop solar

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:18am
Here's another sign the solar industry is maturing: It takes fewer people to get a megawatt of panels up and running.

AGRICULTURE: Climate change threatens to slash coffee crop

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:18am
Coffee farmer Masumi Kondo wrapped himself in a cozy blanket on cool nights in the 1970s when he began growing the crop in the Franca region of Brazil's São Paulo state. Now, thanks to persistently warmer weather, he needs an air conditioner.

WEATHER: Beast From the East could roil European energy markets

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:18am
The weather pattern now known as the Beast From the East could pummel Europe on a more regular basis in the future, causing havoc for electricity and natural gas markets and testing infrastructure and transport networks.

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Polis steers Colo. toward zero-emission cars

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:18am
Newly minted Democratic Colorado Gov. Jared Polis yesterday inked an executive order to boost electric vehicles and reduce planet-warming emissions from transportation.

IDAHO: GOP governor: Climate change is real, must be reversed

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:18am
Idaho's collaborative efforts with federal agencies, conservation groups, industries and residents have put the state out front in tackling tough environmental problems involving forests, rangelands, water uses and other issues, Gov. Brad Little said Wednesday.

ADVOCACY: Young conservatives urge GOP to reclaim green legacy

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:18am
College Republicans across the country are ringing the alarms for GOP legislators to lead on green issues.

MINNESOTA: State known for hockey and ice fishing is feeling the heat

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:18am
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The U.S. state most synonymous with winter cold is getting warmer every day.

SCIENCE: Glaciers in the Americas are losing more ice than before

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:18am
Glaciers in the snowy mountains of western Canada are melting faster than they were a decade ago, according to scientists.

CAMPAIGN 2020: Is Inslee the climate choice? First he must pass something

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:18am
Democratic Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is running for president as the climate change candidate. Here's the problem: Despite decades advocating for climate action, he has endured spectacular failures while achieving just a few minor victories.

EMISSIONS: Wash. greenhouse gas releases jump in recent tally

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:13am
A new Washington Department of Ecology inventory shows greenhouse gas emissions spiked about 6.1 percent from 2012 to 2015, due in part to increasing fossil-fuel-generated electricity and a booming economy.

RENEWABLES: Saudi sovereign fund to invest in giant clean power unit

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:13am
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund will develop the bulk of the kingdom's proposed renewable power projects, turning it into one of the region's biggest utility investors.

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